Many people don't realize that it is easy to use an entire desktop over the network. There are a several of open source applications that can be used to achieve this.more ...
on 02/10/2010 – Made popular on 02/10/2010
I have been able to access the remote desktops I want but it goes to a generic desktop. I need to see the actual desktop currently in use to provide remote support. The so called easy remote in Ubuntu doesn't seem to really give a remote desktop as teamviewer does. I volunteer for a library and people call with support questions.I can't legally use teamviewer for the library (I have asked them).
I'm trying very hard to remotely control my Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop from a Windows 7 Desktop. I've tried a number of solutions and they all seem to be beset with problems. I've tried looking online for solutions but so far to no avail. Here is a summary of what I have tried:-
1. vino - get a black screen.
2. x11vnc - displays the desktop OK but will not respond to any keyboard or mouse actions.
I wish to connect to a remote Windows 7 PC that has a microphone, and use that local microphone (on the destination PC) in recording applications. Unfortunately whenever I connect on Remote Desktop, the remote PC's local microphones become hidden and disabled.
ROSA Desktop Fresh R3 is the latest edition of the Mandriva-derived Linux distribution from ROSA Laboratories, a Linux software solutions provider based in Moscow, Russia. This is one of my favorite desktop distributions because the developers are actually creating original applications and system utilities designed to make the desktop easy and fun to use. The KDE edition, which is the […]
Liferea is an abbreviation for Linux Feed Reader, a news aggregator for online news feeds. It supports the major feed formats including RSS/RDF and Atom and can import and export subscription lists in OPML format.
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