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Remote Control Your Linux Desktop Using the iPhone

Apr 25, 2010, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Remote Control Your Linux Desktop Using the iPhone: Did you know that you can remotely control your Linux desktop over a local network using the iPhone? Yes you can, and there's no need for you to edit a config file, create a shell script, or even jailbreak your iPhone in order to make it possible. If you are ready, follow these simple steps to remote control your Linux desktop via the iPhone.

"Note: I was using Ubuntu Linux 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" and iPhone 3G.

"1. From the Linux desktop, open "Remote Desktop Preferences" by going to System menu --> Preferences.

"2. Inside "Remote Desktop Preferences", make sure to check "Allow other users to view your desktop" and Allow other users to control your desktop" options. It will then automatically check the connectivity of your machine."

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