[Novalug] Remote computer takeover possible?
Jason P. Thomas
jthomasp at gmualumni.org
Mon Dec 22 17:22:59 EST 2008
Charles M Howe wrote:
> A friend of one of my sons who lives in upper Montgomery County
> occasionally takes over my son's computer to do virus protection, etc.
> They are Windows machines, naturally. Is the same possible with Linux?
> It sounds like a natural for a Knoppix live disk or something spawned by
> "Charlie the Perpetual Newbie AND Charlie the Tireless and Reasonably
> Competent Moocher"
I use rdesktop from my *nix machines to access my windows machines all
the time. Conversely, I use tightvnc on my windows machines to access
my linux machines. Most the time though, ssh is all I need in the
windows-> linux direction
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