Semi-OT: VNC Alternatives.
gilboada at netvision.net.il
Thu Nov 3 16:36:40 UTC 2005
After re-reading your post, I found another problem with your solution.
Both cygwin/X and X-deep32 Windows X servers fail miserably.
The only good Windows X server that I know of is exceed; which, due to
price considerations is a problem.
On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 10:03 -0500, Scot L. Harris wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 09:54, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > I'm trying to ease the pain of using Linux.
> > If I choose the tunnel-over-SSH with X-forwarding option, the first
> > Windows they'll see will be an empty terminal window instead of looking
> > at a full-blow-Windows-like UI.
> > I really don't want to scare them off.
> No, setup scripts to run the programs you want them to run. When you
> execute ssh from the windows system pass the name of the script you want
> to run on the linux side. It will execute the script starting the
> program you want and redirect the display back to their windows system.
> I'm not running windows on my laptop anymore but have several launchers
> (icons) that I can just click to start various applications that
> actually run on remote systems. No need to get a command line window to
> start those applications.
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