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Re: PcAnywhere equivalent



On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 16:53 +0100, Gary Stainburn wrote:

> Of course, if both boxes are running Linux (or any compat unix) and 
> you're using X then SSH will do the GUI stuff too.  All you need to do 
> is enable X forwarding on both boxes (default?) and you've got remote X 
> working.
> 
> This is how I work from home and it works great.  Much more flexable 
> (including working cut/paste etc) and better use of bandwidth than 
> VNC/PCAnywhere etc.  Just remember to use the -C option to enable 
> compression.

Each has their own advantages. For quick 'open a window do something,
get out' jobs, I use SSH X forwarding. I often use VNC through an SSH
tunnel if I need to do work involving multiple windows, or if it's
something I want to be able to stop and resume from another machine.

-- 
Aaron Gaudio <prothonotar tarnation dyndns org>


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