Running Ubuntu Remotely from Windows

Carl Karsten carl at
Thu Mar 9 19:17:54 UTC 2006

Patrick Siglin wrote:
> Is there a client app or would rdpclient work from a windows machine? Also 
> what port needs to be open on a firewall?
> On Thu, 9 Mar 2006 18:34:24 +0100, Alexandre Franke wrote
>>On 3/9/06, Charlie Markwick <charlie-markwick at> wrote:
>>>IS it possible to run a remote Linux session on my Ubuntu box from a
>>>Windows XP PC?

With a little effort you can run Cygwin-X or X-Ming on windows, then run your 
Linux box's UI in a ms windows window.

There are 2 flavors of this: run the Linux Desktop Manager (DM, Gnome) or just 
one app at a time.


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