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

Gordon Burgess-Parker gordon at gbpcomputing.co.uk
Wed Aug 4 10:35:28 BST 2010

On 04/08/10 10:28, ByteSoup wrote:
> 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
That option isn't there.
Neither is it on the Satellite either.
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