booting backtrack 5r3 from live usb - acccess remotely

Experts, I have  PC that is booting Backtrack R3 from a  live usb.

I want to be able to access it remotely from a windows machine using RDP.   the port forwarding is all done on my firewall.

Is there software I need to be able to RDP from my windows PC to this Backtrack live system running ubuntu?
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Most likely it will be NX or VNC protocol
And nowadays backtrack is renamed to kali linux (and rebased from knoppix to ubuntu)
Linux isn't windows and it doesn't use RDP. As mentioned above, Backtrack has changed to Kali Linux. So if you want something current, I suggest you change to kali.

What you can use to connect remotely is SSH, but you'll first have to install that.

apt-get install ssh

And then you also need to start it

service ssh start

after that you can connect to it using kitty from a Windows PC (the port used by SSH is 22, so that is what you'll need to forward in your firewall).
trojan81Author Commented:

I took your suggestion and loaded Kali Linux. What I need is to be able to remotely be able to view and move the mouse. I can't do that with SSH.
I don't mind using VNC. How would I load VNC onto Kali Linux?
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Most of the tools in kali are terminal based anyway, so why need a mouse? If you use X-Forwarding in SSH, and load a X-Server within Windows like Xming, you can also run Linux GUI apps within Windows. This is by far the better approach, more secure and faster.

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run "startgnome" in a ssh session and you get full kale desktop on your Xming.
trojan81Author Commented:
I downloaded VNC-5.2.2-Linux-x64-DEB.tar and placed it within root/Downloads

How do I install this?
trojan81Author Commented:
this is tough. woudln't work even when I do this:

apt-get update
apt-get dist-upgrade
apt-get install vnc4server

Get a message:
Please set correct fontPath in the vncserver script.
Couldn't start Xtightvnc process.
??? what stops you from enabling X11 forwarding in a SSH session?
I doubt your system will work after mixing some un-tarred file and package installs.
Ad I already mentioned, use SSH, and on your windows PC xming, then connect via kitty to a terminal. From the terminal you can also start GUI programs. This is much faster and more secure than VNC is.
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