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Remote Desktop for Linux - Reloaded

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My first article on remote desktop became popluar among Linux users and some Windows people as well. I received many comments on what I had missed from the short list I had compiled. Therefore, I’ve written this updated article that contains additional remote desktop apps that can be used for Linux to Linux / Windows to Linux and also Windows to Mac and Mac to Windows.

Linux to Linux

1) VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is a remote display system which allows the user to view the desktop of a remote machine anywhere on the internet. It can also be directed through SSH for security. There are 3 types of VNC, they are:


While you’re at it, get VNC Scan from ( - a popular Network Administration tool that allows you to remotely manage all of your desktops and servers from a single location.

2) FreeNX is a system that allows you to access your desktop from another machine over the internet.

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