"Do you use both Windows and Linux? Wish you could remote into
Windows from Linux (Ubuntu or other distributions) or into Linux
from Windows? Well, you can. Just like when using a Remote Desktop
Connection between Microsoft platforms (or remoting between Linux
machines), you can bring up the desktop of the other platform. You
can click around the desktop and run applications just as if you
were sitting in front of the computer...
"Remote desktop applications typically use either the Remote
Desktop Protocol (RDP) or Virtual Network Computing (VNC) protocol.
In order to establish a remote connection, both the host/server and
client have to support the same protocol. The problem is that not
all operating systems (OSs) use the same default protocol. Plus
some Linux distributions and some Windows editions don't include
both a remote desktop server and client application, or either