Remote Desktop : Connecting to a WinXP machine ?
vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr
Thu Mar 16 00:05:30 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 17:29 -0600, Matthew R. Dempsky wrote:
> You'll want to use RDP if your friend has enabled the Remote Desktop
> feature (AFAIK only available in Professional, not Home). I'm not sure
> what Remote Assistance uses and whether or not its supported.
Ohhh, sounds horribly complicated...
> Alternatively, you could have your friend install a VNC server for
> Windows (TightVNC and RealVNC come to mind).
Good idea !! I just downloaded&installed the windows version of TightVNC
into my WinXP "guest" in VMWare, and in no time I could get Ubuntu/host
to connect to it as easily as if it were another Penguin !
Thanks for the suggestion Matthew ! :o)
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