remote access software

Wade Smart wadesmart at
Tue Nov 27 16:38:44 UTC 2012

You can use dyndns free service for this.
My router pings their site every so often
to notify them of a ip address change.
Its great for remote access.

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On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 10:31 AM, Knute Johnson <ubuntu at>wrote:

> On 11/27/2012 8:15 AM, Linda wrote:
>> I was wondering what list users would recommend for remote access via
>> internet of a computer that does not have a static IP addresses. I
>> noticed looking around that both TeamViewer and LogMeIn  support Linux.
>> Looking for away to do the equivalant of ssh and ssh -X in a mixed
>> compter environment where the client accessing the remote server could
>> be either Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Windows 7 or possibly an ipad.  Any
>> recommendations or cavets would be greatly appreciated. Now that I have
>> modem access working for all necessary functions I'm thinking about
>> moving into the modern world and setting up something that would allow
>> graphical remote use at a workable speed so I'm not tied to text based
>> solutions.
>>                 Thanks
>>                   Linda
> I've used VNC with good results on the server end with Windows machines.
>  I've used one of the Linux clients to access it without difficulty.  I
> even use a version on my android phone.
> If your server is always changing IPs, that could be a problem.  One of
> the sites where we used VNC had a cable modem and it has only changed IP
> once in about 5 years.  It was a pain when it changed though because it was
> 250 miles away.
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