which GUI?

Alexander Skwar alexanders.mailinglists+nospam at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 11:38:35 UTC 2012


On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:

> It should be possible to mount the remote directory in windows.  I
> don't know the best way to do this currently but there are tools such
> as http://www.swish-sftp.org/ that integrate into win explorer I
> believe so it looks as if the files are local.

Additionally, certain "editors" (like Eclipse, vim and certainly Emacs *G*)
allow to access remote files just like they were local.

> Probably because that may not be the best way to go, but if you do
> want to vnc in to a lightweight windows manager then LXDE is probably
> a good contender.

Instead of VNC, NX (-> http://nomachine.com/) might be a good idea,
as it is very easy on the bandwidth.


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