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IBM developerWorks: Sharing computers on a Linux (or heterogeneous) network

Jan 04, 2002, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Mertz)

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"In the first of this pair of articles, David compares and contrasts Secure shell (SSH) and Virtual Network Computing (VNC), two technologies that allow a user at one workstation to run an application that lives on another computer. (He does not cover file-and-print sharing or "Internet" services like httpd, ftpd, smtp, or nntpd, even though these technologies also usefully "share" something about the computers in question.) He does, however, give tips on installing and configuring SSH and VNC, and comments on tool stability, choices, and licensing status."

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