[oclug] Communicating with other computers ??
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Sun Jul 6 18:10:46 EDT 2008
You can use krdc and 'remote desktop' on windows to use your Windows box
from Linux. Alternatively, you can install a VNC server on both Windows
and Linux boxes, and use either from ... either.
(keep in mind that if you plan to use VNC over the net, passwords are not
You can install 'putty' on your windows box, and use it to ssh into your
linux box. You can install cygwin on windows, and even end up with a full
gnu set of tools. A ssh server too.
There is samba to allow your Linux box to share files with, and use shares
I'll be Frank (instead of Brad) today, and say that you should improve
your Google skills. ;)
On Sun, 06 Jul 2008 17:57:46 -0400
William Case <billlinux at rogers.com> wrote:
> Just looking for some pointers to programs for communicating between my
> Linux computer and the other M$ Windows we have at home.
> My house is wired for a local household network; all the howtos that I
> can find are for Windows-to-Windows; or, Linux-to-Linux.
> Can you just point me to applications that will let me log in to
> one of these Windows machines from Linux. Is it possible? What can I
> expect to do when and if I log in. Is telnet useful? How would I use
> Regards Bill;
> Fedora 9, Gnome 2.22.2
> Evo.2.22.2, Emacs 22.2.1
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