[CentOS] [OT] Remote control of a WinXP machine from a Linux host

Bill Campbell centos at celestial.com
Sun Jan 11 05:05:19 UTC 2009


On Sat, Jan 10, 2009, John R Pierce wrote:
>Bill Campbell wrote:
>> The real issue is how one would script this on the Windows side
>> as the OpenVPN client I've seen for Windows assumes GUI control.
>
>the Windows OpenVPN implementation supports pretty much the same command 
>line interface as the Unix version... the OpenVPN GUI is just an aid for 
>the commandline deprived.

Call me Windows deprived.  I have always avoided it except to run
a few applications that were not available on Linux, Unix, or OS X
(Drafix CAD, TurboTax, and a day of testing to get certified as a
GTE reseller about 10 years ago).  I went from Burroughs main
frames to Xenix on the Radio Shack Model 16 in 1982, and always
have found DOS/Windows cumbersome and hard to do anything easily.

Bill
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