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'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.
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.
When I connect using NX remote desktop everything works fine until I start to open some applications such as krusaderModo Administrator. Krusader screen freezes.
When I open the regular Krusader everything works fine. Neither works kdesu to run graphical applications as root.
I watched a good presentation awhile back by a guy named Bryan Lunduke on some of the issues with using Linux as a desktop solution.
Some of the points that Mr. Lunduke makes in his presentation would be to use a common, standard package manager (like MSI for Windows, etc.) and to put more effort into fixing various audio, video, and wireless issues with Linux.