[CentOS] Setting up a GUI remote access

Thu Apr 28 01:02:54 UTC 2011
Bob Hepple <bhepple at promptu.com>

On Tue, 26 Apr 2011 09:25:38 -0700
Todd Cary <todd at aristesoftware.com> wrote:

> Currently I have VNC running on my Windows desktop with Samba 
> providing access to my Linux server.  Since Linux is more 
> reliable than Windows, I would like to be able to access my Linux 
> (Centos 5.5) via my Windows notebook - hopefully via VNC or some 
> similar application and then access the Windows desktop (if it is 
> not locked up :-) ) with Samba.
> What is the best VNC like application to install or use on the 
> Linux server?

The big win for me with NX is that copy and paste between local and
remote server works like a charm. I was never able to get *VNC* copy
and paste to work at all (or maybe I did once - mists of time, it
doesn't work now). That trumps it for me. Mind you - I never tried



Bob Hepple <bhepple at promptu.com>
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