[ubuntu-uk] remote accessing an ubuntu machine (vnc or similar)

doug livesey biot023 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 14:50:00 BST 2009


Cheers for that -- I'm just doing some work-related reading on OpenSSL, so
that's all very synchronous! ;)

2009/3/31 Ciarán Mooney <general.mooney at googlemail.com>

> Hi,
>
> Linux has had this for years. You can use both a shell login (that
> gives you a "terminal" on the remote machine) or combine it with VNC.
> VNC will enable you to have a remote graphic desktop.
>
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHHowto
>
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC
>
> Have a read of those two pages, and have a stab at it. You will have
> to get your hands a bit dirtier than with LogMeIn, but you'll have a
> more secure connection with no mysterious third parties involved.
>
> You will definately have to forward some ports on routers and firewalls.
>
> Good luck.
>
> Ciarán
>
>
>
>
> On 3/31/09, doug livesey <biot023 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi -- I already remotely administrate a PC for my Mum & one for my Dad,
> and
> > both are Windows machines.
> > So LogMeIn.com is perfect for those.
> > However, I am setting up an Ubuntu machine for my brother that will also
> > require remote administration, and was wondering about the best way to
> set
> > that up.
> > Unfortunately, LogMeIn.com only works for Mac and Windows.
> > Could anyone offer any advice?
> > Cheers,
> >    Doug.
> >
>
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