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15 Remote Desktop Solutions for Linux.

Feb 10, 2010, 07:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"3) The third free application is 2X Terminal Server for Linux. 2X TerminalServer for Linux is an Open Source project, licensed under the GPL and is free of charge. As far as performance goes, NoMachine's technology is on par with Windows' own Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) suite, better than VNC. Both X2 and FreeNX is based on NoMachine technology.

"Here are some quick links if you're interested in using this software:

"* Download at http://www.2x.com/terminalserver/download.htm
* Forum is at http://www.2x.com/forums

"4) Then there is is XDMCP. The X Display Manager Control Protocol uses UDP port 177. Compared to the list above, it's not as easy to setup for remote desktop but it's the original way of doing this on Linux. You can get setup instructions and other tips in the following URL:

"* http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/XDMCP-HOWTO/intro.html

"5) CygwinX. A complete Linux emulation on Windows. You'll find every tool and app that you have on Linux on Cygwin."

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