[dba-Tech] Remote take over programs
jwcolby at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 19:21:00 CST 2015
It's odd that this should come in today. I just spent much of the day
trying to get Wippien to actually connect the tunnel. I then resorted
to Chrome Remote Desktop, which does work but is... basic. Then played
some more with Wippien and finally got a connect between the two ends,
whereupon Remote Desktop worked. RD through Wippien is fast.
Reading about X2Go it seems that it really wants one end (the server) to
I am interested if in fact it does not require the third-party server.
I wonder how they establish the initial connection.
On 12/15/2015 4:28 PM, Jim Lawrence wrote:
> I am sure I mentioned this before but after installing and using the said application for a number of weeks can speak assuredly that the program is brilliant.
> The application is X2Go which runs on all platforms and most devices. It is completely secure using an SSH tunnel, uses a variety of protocols, can connect across the network or across the internet and unlike other applications like GoToMyPC, LogMeIn, TeamViewer or even Plex or Kodi, it does not require a third-party server to make it all operational. Not only can you print and do file transfers between the host and remote but you can also play music and movies through the connection.
> (One word of note; is that the documentation, though extensive is not very complete and may take a few minutes to get everything you want working, working.) ;-)
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