[nSLUG] Remote Desktop

Rick Burdon burdonrc at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 13:01:24 AST 2008


For Security & performance reasons I use NX @ http://www.nomachine.com/

There are clients for windows, mac & Linux and it's fairly easy to install
the server on your Linux box.  I also find that it out performs VNC and its
free.

Thanks

Rick

Fred Allen  - "An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will
associate with a producer."

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 12:09 PM, Greg <gregmcal at eastlink.ca> wrote:

> This is an equivalent to UVNC, but the problem is creating a VPN across the
> internet without knowing the external IP or configuring the gateway/router
> to allow the connection (I don't know them all and don't want to talk
> clients through changing the settings and then restoring them. I am hoping
> for a solution that a new client can setup without any knowledge of
> gateways/routers. The Hamachi uses a server/client configuration to create
> a
> personal VPN tunnelling through routers/fire walls/NATs without any
> reconfiguring needed for most home/home office users which is what I am
> looking for but would prefer to
> A) I would prefer to use my own server rather than depend on an external
> server that I do not control
> B) Use an open source product that works well in both Windows and Linux.
>
> The VNC component is not the issue unless it is a packaged product
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca [mailto:nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca] On
> Behalf
> Of crackers
> Sent: November 19, 2008 11:34 AM
> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Remote Desktop
>
> Try http://www.tightvnc.com/download.html
>
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Greg <gregmcal at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> > I am moving from Windows to Linux and I am looking for a remote support
> > solution to replace the one I am currently using. It needs to be
> available
> > in both Linux and windows, and needs to replace the combination of
> Hamachi
> > and UVNC I have been looking at on the windows side. It needs to be open
> > source of course and hopefully as simple a setup. The tunnelling of
> Hamachi
> > allows me to access a computer without changing router/firewall/gateway
> > settings on the client (need to be able to be installed and configured
> > during a 5 min. phone call) but Hamachi is not open licensed, the Linux
> > version is no longer in production and I am told the Linux version is
> buggy.
> >
> >
> >
> > Any suggestions would be helpful.
> >
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