how do i open a linux server remotly from my desktop?

Hi,

i want to conenct to a linux server remotly from my desktop ( not through SSH ), similer to remote desktop for windows is there a utility i can do the same?.

Thankd and Regards
EidMajdiAsked:
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geowrianCommented:
The simplest solution is via a VNC server and client. I use RealVNC or UltraVNC, but other flavors work just as well.
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EidMajdiAuthor Commented:
should i do installation ony mu linux server?
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geowrianCommented:
The installation of the server portion should be done on the linux server. Also make sure the port is opened in any firewalls (default port 5900/tcp). Also remember to have a password set - some flavors of VNC install without requiring you to enter a password first.

You can then use the VNC client application on any computer to connect to the server, provide the password, and control it just like you were in front of the keyboard.
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EidMajdiAuthor Commented:
could you please explain more?

i installed the server software on the linx machine VNC for linx, and installed the vnc client on my  windows desktop, but it did not work
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ewisineeCommented:
what is the Linux distribution you use ?

in RHEL do followings

#vncpasswd <setpassword>
#vncserver :1
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From client

vncviewer   <Server IP>:1
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