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mmikeinsantarosa
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Remote Access testing

#1 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:40 am

I've done some remote access testing lately and figured I'd put up my results if anybody's interested.
Why? My 85 yo mom lives 40 miles from me and I needed a way to support her without having to get in the car. She runs MX.

1-to-1 Assistance: The port forwarding is different for each router/modem and although I followed what examples I could find, I could not get it to work with any of my hardware.

x11vnc: didn't try this one.

anyDesk: I got this one to work OOTB on newer hardware that was 64 bit. When I tried it between my 64 bit desktop and any of my older 32 bit laptops, the screens seem to freeze or at least were unresponsive. I considered it unusable for 32 bit older hw.

TeamViewer: Worked OOTB on 32 & 64 bit new and old hw. The screen response was slower from 64bit to older 32 bit hw but definitely usable.

TeamViewer (12) is what I've gone with to support mom.

P.S. Thanks to all for getting this one hooked up in mxpi!

- mike
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Re: Remote Access testing

#2 Post by Jerry3904 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:48 am

That's helpful, Mike! Now I'm going to add a section on this topic in the next version of MXUM--with a Wiki entry along the way.
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Re: Remote Access testing

#3 Post by thomasl » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:39 am

@mmikeinsantarosa: Have you tried X2Go? I've heard very good things about that, mostly from people who use it from their Windows PCs to connect to a Linux PC... but the client seems to work just as well (if not better) under Linux.
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Re: Remote Access testing

#4 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:13 pm

thomasl wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:39 am
@mmikeinsantarosa: Have you tried X2Go? I've heard very good things about that, mostly from people who use it from their Windows PCs to connect to a Linux PC... but the client seems to work just as well (if not better) under Linux.
If you have X2Go testing results for old & new 32 & 64 bit hw, feel free to post any or all of that here.

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