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    remote access/control of a linux box


    What would I need to remotely access a friend's pc over the internet so I can sort some stuff out for him?

    What would he need to run/do?

    Ta.
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    start sshd and give you access to the box (i.e. a user/pass)
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    Or if he's on *doze, have him load up RealVNC (http://www.realvnc.com) and take control like that.
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    Cheers all.

    He's installing Slackware so I guess he may need a hand.
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