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Running Kubuntu from Windows

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  • Started 6 years ago by jmorais1
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jmorais1
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I'm a systems administrator, and I have an extra PC under my desk that I'd like to be able to run Kubuntu on. I've tried setting up a KVM in the past but I always run into issue with my USB mouse, as I only have a PS2 kvm, and while my keyboard works my mouse usually doesn't. I'd like to setup a RDP type session from my Windows Laptop so I can just remote into my linux box via KDE like I would another windows server. I know I can always SSH to the machine, but I'm looking to be able to use KDE not just a shell. Is there any free software that would allow me to do this?

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michael
michael
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This software is for Windows:

CGYWin

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Mike

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jd2066
jd2066
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Cgywin is for running Linux programs on Windows kind of like Wine runs Windows programs on Linux.
I suspect though with the mention of RDP that the topic op wants instead to connect to a Linux machine with something like VNC and run Linux programs there.
From searching online I found the following article on setting VNC up on kubuntu: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....n-kubuntu/

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