[lug] remote xterm question...
Joseph P. Crotty
jcrotty18 at attbi.com
Fri May 9 20:08:24 MDT 2003
> VNC will work. It's not fast, and I don't know how secure it is. But,
> it's free.
I used to use CDE when I was on Sun boxes. I was aware of VNC, just didn't
know if other solutions had cropped up since then.
> Actually, I was it in the opposite way. I have a VNC server running on
> my Win2K box, and I use the client program on my laptop (running
> Slackware Linux).
> There is a re-write, TightVNC, that is a little faster on updating the
> screen. http://www.tightvnc.com/ TightVNC claims support wiht/through
> SSH, so it looks like it's secure. I don't have experience with this,
> as I'm running it on my LAN, so I figure I'm secure already (I hope ;-)
ditto, on the LAN security bit
> Joseph P. Crotty wrote:
> > well, throwing the specifics aside what I "really" want is access to the RH
> > desktop as if I was right there.
> >>How, exactly, do you want to access it? You can use VNC, if you're
> >>running X (http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/).
> >>Personally, I just use telnet. Of course, my Slackware box is my home
> >>router/firewall, so it's a minimal install (no X)...
> >>Joseph P. Crotty wrote:
> >>>I have a RH 9 box and would like to access it remotely from a
> >>Windoz box. Can
> >>>anyone suggest what software I should place on each to accomplish
> >>said task? I
> >>>read some online docs, but can't seem to ascertain the best open source
> >>>Joe Crotty
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