[ubuntu-uk] Using Vinagre to connect to a Linux machine on the same local network

ByteSoup bytesoup at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 10:28:34 BST 2010

On 04/08/10 10:25, Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote:
> I have two Linux machines - a Tosh Satellite using 10.04 Desktop and a Tosh Netbook using 10.04 Remix, both connected wirelessly to the router. The Satellite can see the netbook in Places-Network.
> I'm trying to use Vinagre to remote desktop to my Netbook from the Satellite
> In the Connect dialog, if I click on Find it doesn't find anything, if I
> enter the computer name (gordon-netbook) it just tells me "connection closed"
> Is there something I have to enable on the Netbook, or what? (The "Help"
> is particularly UN helpful....)
Hi Gordon,

On the target machine select "system --> preferences --> remote desktop" 
to allow users to connect

- Mark
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