[ubuntu-uk] Introducing Ubuntu & Unity to new people

Andres Muniz andresmp at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 19:27:23 UTC 2012

----- Mensaje original -----
> On 11/03/12 22:25, Alan Bell wrote:
> > I set up a "show Alan" button on the desktop which makes a keys based 
> > ssh session to my home server on a static IP address and forwards his 
> > port 22 to a port here. I can then ssh back to him and log in as a
> > user   I created on his machine, I can also forward port 5900 and
> > request a   desktop share or do other stuff. The important thing is
> > that his end   initiates the connection as I have a static IP address
> > and he doesn't,   and it is zero effort from his end. I wish this was a
> > bit more built in,   I know desktop sharing is built in, but it is
> > mostly initiated from the   wrong end. It should be "I want to share my
> > desktop with $IP address"   which is set up and waiting for a
> > connection with a one-time password.   The person needing support
> > should not be the one needing to know their   external IP address and
> > what port to open.
> This sounds just great. If it was more built in I would certainly try
> to use it to support friends I have. Until then, I use teamviewer as a
> non commercial (non paying) user, and that is good, albeit proprietary.
> -- 
> alan cocks

ditto. I had heard of remmina or something of the sort being easy but i could not get my head around that nor remotedesktop outside the network.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-uk/attachments/20120312/985e4b40/attachment.html>

More information about the ubuntu-uk mailing list