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Settings to take remote control of Linux PC on Windows

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I'm looking the settings need it in Linux to activate the remote control option; and, what kind of software could be used to take remote control of the Linux PC from Windows XP...
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I would suggest you look into VNC.
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I already tried VNC; however, I never found the right settings to establish the communication properly...
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So why not ask a question about that - it really is the most used, most platform capable product...
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Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

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these migth help
root@roswell etc]# service vncserver start
Starting VNC server:                                       [  OK  ]
[root@roswell etc]#
[root@roswell etc]# vncpasswd
Password:
Verify:
[root@roswell etc]#
[root@roswell etc]# vncserver

New 'roswell:1 (root)' desktop is roswell:1

Starting applications specified in /root/.vnc/xstartup
Log file is /root/.vnc/roswell:1.log

[root@roswell etc]#

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or you can use these
Putty and Xming
Xming is an X Window Server for Microsoft OS, you can find it here: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=156984&package_id=175377

install it, and when you run these app, and "X" icon will appear in you system tray neer the windows clock
then connect with putty and enable X Forwarding in your connection

done that you'll be able to run x applications from putty and see them on your windows desktop.
Some times you migth need to use these command "export DISPLAY=[your IP]:0.0"
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You can also setup/configure ssh then use putty to connect to your linux box

http://www.suso.org/docs/shell/ssh.sdf
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you can also try  NX server from nomachine
 http://www.nomachine.com/select-package-server.php?id=1&ids=2

free version of it is free-nx
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