How do I get Remote Desktop to work over the Internet?

Asked by bwallum on 2008-10-11

I want to support friends using Ubuntu for the first time by using the Remote Desktop feature. I can do this over a LAN at the moment. I now want to do it over the Internet so that I can support my sister some 500 miles away. I am using vinagre for the LAN based Remote Desktop.

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2008-10-11
mitchell (mitchellmagro) said : #1

first of all see if ur sister has ssh enabled, 2nd you can use putty i think to control from an ubuntu machine

Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said : #2

Here is a nice discussion on the same:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=345841

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