Go to MY PC...

Martin Meredith martin at sourceguru.net
Wed Jun 8 14:36:44 UTC 2005

Matt Galvin wrote:
> 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 ?
> 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.
> or
> 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,
> Matt

Alternatively - check out http://www.realvnc.com/	
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