[ubuntu-za] Remote Desktop

Bill Cairns cairnsww at gmail.com
Wed May 28 16:53:46 UTC 2014


Thanks Hilton - I am still a bit confused. Yes, I see how to allow another
machine how to access this one. But how do I access this one from the other
one?

(ie I do this on computer B but how does computer A now access B?)


On 28 May 2014 16:15, Hilton Gibson <hilton.gibson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Bill
>
> Perhaps this will help:
> http://ubuntu.sun.ac.za/wiki/index.php/RemoteDesktops
>
> Cheers
>
> hg
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> On 28 May 2014 16:10, Bill Cairns <cairnsww at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I have two Ubuntu 14.04 desktop machines. I have no trouble communicating
>> between them using ssh - so I can share files happily and also I have
>> terminal access (using Putty) from the one to the other.
>>
>> But now that my wife has re-appropriated her monitor, I only have one
>> monitor between the two.
>>
>> What I would like to do is to be able to have the full GUI Unity access
>> from the one machine to the other - in this case from my main machine to
>> the secondary one. I would the be able to log in to the second machine and
>> do whatever I need to do.  I have looked for some software to do this but I
>> get a bit confused about what they are talking about.
>>
>> Is there such a software package available?
>>
>> Bill
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