how to access machine using telnet

Matt Morris matt at
Fri Sep 1 09:49:54 UTC 2006

Then SSH is really what you need. Install the SSH server on the Linux
box as explained above. And then for your Windows box you will need a
program like Putty to SSH into the Linux box.

On 9/1/06, stolu <ulist at> wrote:
> Thanks for all the help. The reason that I want to use telnet is because
> my main machine is a windows box but I need to do things on my linux
> box. I have tried using a KVM switch which allows you to flip between
> machines while using one set of I/O. However the device was not
> reliable. I am also contemplating using vmware but I can't help
> thinking that I should be able to do it using a network connection. I
> only really need command line access. I know the security issues with
> telnet and would prefer a more secure way but I don't how else.
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