kimubuntu how to connect to the gui from a windows box

I have a kimbuntu running on my vitrtualbox and want to  have a way to connect via gui maybe like vnc , I want to get the best video quality and mouse control

I am not sure the console from the Oracle Virtual box console is the best way to do it ?????????
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I have used standard Ubuntu as a guest machine to Windows using VMware Workstation and sharing of mouse, files works great. Video is a function of the VMware provided video driver and it works fine also. It is all pretty much built-in with VMware Tools.  VMware Workstation is better at these kind of features than Virtual Box.
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NAMEWITHELD12Author Commented:
thanks I did not know that I will go aheaed and install workstation and spin up another instance!!!
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rindiCommented:
VirtualBox is fine. It performs better than if you connect to the VM via something similar to remote desktop. Just make sure you have installed the VBox extensions within the VM, those aren't included by default in most 'buntu distro's in contrast to many other distro's. You should be able to install them via your package manager, look for "virtualbox-guest" and install what it finds under that.

If you do want to use something similar to remote desktop, then I's suggest using SSH on the Ubuntu system, and then you can access it via SSH or on a Windows system Kitty to get terminal access. You can also forward X within SSH, and then you can start GUI software remotely, provided your pc has it's own X-server, for example xming on windows.

http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/kitty-portable
http://portableapps.com/download
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/

If you really need the full desktop via RDP, you can install xrdp within Ubuntu, which is also in the repositories.

Personally I wouldn't use VMware Workstation, as it isn't free. If this is for personal use you could use VMware Player, which has a free version, but can only be used privately. The Pro version can also be used in a business, but also that isn't free.
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