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remote control of windoze

Post by cdhgold » Tue Mar 16, 2004 3:49 pm

I currently have PCAnywhere installed on a couple of my in-laws windoze systems to make my life easier when they call with problems. the down side is I have to use windoze to run PCAW. Has anyone tried using PCAW in Wine or can you suggest a better way to be able to remote control a windoze box from linux? i know I could use VMWare but don't want to even have virtual windoze on my box.

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Post by Void Main » Tue Mar 16, 2004 4:58 pm

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Post by cdhgold » Wed Mar 17, 2004 10:53 am

don't i feel like a jackass for asking that .. i use vnc to remote to other linux system already.. thanks anyway

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Post by Void Main » Wed Mar 17, 2004 11:17 am

Remote control Linux systems with VNC? I know you *can*, by *why*? :)

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Post by cdhgold » Wed Mar 17, 2004 3:30 pm

just for the hell of it internal lan use only jsut for grins any admin done by ssh

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Post by Void Main » Wed Mar 17, 2004 3:42 pm

You don't have to apologize. :)

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Post by Lord C » Wed Mar 17, 2004 8:16 pm

I tried PCAnywhere once, it's so bulky! There's just no need.

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Post by Void Main » Wed Mar 17, 2004 8:31 pm

Unfortunately you have little choice but to remote control a remote Windows machine to do many administrative tasks. It's just not necessary or preferred in UNIX/Linux. Remote administration is something that has has been built in to UNIX since day 1 over 30 years ago.

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