caedes' Notes

2010-01-08

Remote administration/tech-support with (reverse) VNC

Filed under: Linux — caedes @ 02:55
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Like most computer-savvy people I am frequently asked to give tech support to my family etc. Because telling them on the telephone what to do is a major pain in the ass, VNC is my weapon of choice, if SSH isn’t sufficiant (got to show how something is done, SSH impossible/hard because the other side uses Windows or is behind a NAT, …).

I’ll describe how to set up a normal and reverse VNC-connections using x11vnc and TightVNC.

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