Linux Ubuntu How-to Access/Control a Windows Computer on Network Easy Guide

July 23rd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Easy Ubuntu to Windows Desktop Sharing

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Access/Control a Windows PC on Network from Ubuntu Linux Desktop.

RealVNC Free Version Features :

  • Enable connections to be established between computers running an unrivalled mix of Windows, Mac OS X, UNIX, and Linux operating systems.
  • Prevent unauthorized access with a password specific to VNC. Note passwords are always encrypted, even if encryption is turned off or not supported.

To get it Working You will Need to Obtain at Least a RealVNC Server Free License Key for Private use that after can be Extended to Premium Personal/Business Features.

Windows Desktop Sharing with Ubuntu Linux - Featured

  1. First Install Free RealVNC Server on Windows:

    RealVNC Quick-Start on Windows
  2. Then Install Free RealVNC Viewer for Ubuntu:

    RealVNC Quick-Start on Ubuntu
  3. Run RealVNC Viewer on Ubuntu Linux

  4. Enter the Windows Desktop IP to Connect:

    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux - Linux RealVNC Viewer Connect to Windows Desktop

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