Remote Operation

Michael R. Head burner at
Wed Aug 29 22:09:43 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 16:25 -0400, Pete Holsberg wrote:
> I'm looking for a program that will allow me to log in to computer A
> from computer B, and not only operate A but also transfer files,
> preferably in both directions.
> 1) A is a Xubuntu PC; B is a Win XP Pro PC

Install the ssh-server on A.

Install putty and winscp on B.

> 2) A is a Win machine; B is the linux box

Share your files via windows networking on A

Browse your windows network neighborhood on B to find the shared files.

> I have not found a version of VNC that will permit that, but maybe
> there's one out there?
> I tried NX but it apparently doesn't do file transfers.
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Pete Holsberg
> Columbus, NJ
> Only a mediocre person is always at his best...
> -- W. Somerset Maugham
Michael R. Head <burner at>

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