On Dec 25, 2011, at 6:21 PM, Peter Salzman <firstname.lastname@example.org
> Thanks Gilbert. I'll check that out now.
> Just out of curiosity, it's not clear what VNC does. Is it a remote
> desktop that gives you what's going on in the console (what I don't
> want)? Or does it give you a new X session (what I want).
> On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 9:04 PM, Gilbert Coville <email@example.com
>> Take a look at NX. (www.nomachine.com
). That gets you a new session, different
>> from what's happening on the console.
>> On Dec 25, 2011, at 10:13 AM, Peter Salzman wrote:
>>> Sometimes when I work on my WinXP box I want to use my Linux box
>>> without being in front of the computer. What I'd really like is to
>>> graphically remote login to Linux/KDE from WinXP, as in, open up a
>>> window containing a KDE login session from my WinXP box. I'm already
>>> running MingW, and can use remote X apps like xeyes via Putty.
>>> I tried using Putty (with X-Forwarding and running /usr/bin/startkde
>>> upon login) but KDE crashes, and the problem seems pretty complicated,
>>> so I'd like to try a different way.
>>> My wife is almost always logged into the Linux box and is using KDE.
>>> I don't want to share her session, but use my own session.
>>> What the easiest/best ways of doing that?
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