Go to MY PC...

Matt Galvin matt.t.galvin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 13:45:21 UTC 2005

On 6/8/05, Jack Jackson <jackson.linux at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking for a linux package which will allow me to remove expensive
> and proprietary GotoMyPC from my dad's machine. I'd like to be able to
> put a client on his machine which will let me ssh into his windows
> machine and see his dekstop from mine.
> I have looked at VNC and frankly gotten highly confused at how it is
> supposed to work. Can anyone either explain it or offer another client
> which is invisible to the Windows user once installed but allows me to
> get in securely and administrate the windows XP box ?
> Thanks!

Turn on the windows desktop sharing on your dads xp box (you need to
set a password for his account to login remotely). Then use the
command "rdesktop" to get into his box.


Go to Applications -> Internet -> Terminal Server Client and enter the
info in the dialog. Make sure RDP or RDPv5 is select as the protocol.

Hope this helps,


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