remote administration

Al Gordon runlevel7 at
Thu Apr 13 14:48:28 UTC 2006

On 4/12/06, Daniel Carrera <daniel.carrera at> wrote:
> Duncan Lithgow wrote:
> > I've just about finished setting up a computer with Ubuntu Breezy for
> > some friends. This is the first computer they've had to use, so I'm
> > expecting it'll be hard going for them.
> >
> > I need something I can install so I can log into their machine from
> > mine and do any administrator tasks we can't work out over the phone.
> > Could someone tell me what to use? I'm new to this part of Ubuntu.
> Use DynDNS ( along with a client (like ddns-client) to
> login through ssh and do remote administration.
> Best,
> Daniel.

Something else that you can do that works rather well, and is easy to
implement, is install the tspc package and get an IPv6 IP address on
the remote machine.  This IPv6 address will be available/routable even
if the remote PC is behind IPv4 NAT.  Then you just give the -6 option
to ssh in order to login.

In order to get a permanent IPv6 IP address for use with tspc, go to


  -- AL --

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