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

doug livesey biot023 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 17:06:38 BST 2009

Gitso looks perfect, cheers!
I don't want access any time -- I could get blamed for things, then!

2009/3/31 Stephen Garton <sheepeatingtaz at sheepeatingtaz.co.uk>

> 2009/3/31 doug livesey <biot023 at gmail.com>
>>  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.
>> --
>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/
> I have used gitso (http://code.google.com/p/gitso/) with a reasonable
> amount of success, for connecting linux and windows machines in all
> configurations (i.e. L->L, L->W, W->L and W->W).
> I say reasonable amount of success purely because I don't use it very
> often, but everytime I've needed it it works.
> It does require instigating by an end user (i.e. they ask for help) which
> is different to having full access as and when you want it, but if you are
> just supporting your brother, it could be ideal.
> If you do want access anytime, then +1 to the ssh option mentioned later in
> the thread to where I have replied from.
> Steve Garton
> sheepeatingtaz.co.uk
> --
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/
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