X2Go enables you to access a graphical desktop of a computer over the network
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With x2go you can access your desktop using another computer -- that means both LAN and internet connections. The transmission is done using the ssh protocol, so it is encrypted. By using the free nx libraries from NoMachine, a very acceptable performance in both speed and responsiveness is achieved. Even an ISDN connection runs smoothly.
This makes it is possible to connect your laptop to any computer with the environment, applications, and performance of the remote desktop. It is also possible to have a bunch of computers connected to a single server (terminal-server, thin-client).
Clients are available for Linux (Qt4), Windows, and Mac. The latter two can be downloaded directly as binary from the x2go homepage.
Comment #1 posted on 2013-06-11T06:03:39Z by AukonDK
I hadn't heard of x2go and it works great!
I've started using my work box (xubuntu 12.04) as a server and using its screen on my laptop so I can share the screen.
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