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[ubuntu] Using VNC to control Ubuntu from Vista

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi guys, complete noob here, I've installed the latest Ubuntu release, it's my first exposure to Linux. My Linux box is eventually gunna sit in my AV setup, so I dont really want a keyboard and mouse hanging off of it once it's setup, so my plan is, the occasions i do need to tinker, to RDP/VNC to it from my Vista laptop. Now I've got the free version of RealVNC running on the Vista laptop and I can bring up the Linux desktop ok, and on first glance it seems ok, but quickly everything proves to not be ok. The mouse and keyboard dont work, say I click on something, nothing happens. However, if I close the VNC session and restart, the previous mouse click has then happened and visible in the VNC session. So it seems things arent updating properly. Has anyone else had a similar problem, or can advise on a better way of acheiving this goal? Many thanks. Nick (HowTos)