[SATLUG] Alternative to COTVNC?

Al Castanoli afcasta at satx.rr.com
Wed May 7 18:45:31 CDT 2008


On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 13:32 -0500, pixelnate wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 13:22 -0500, Jeremy Mann wrote:
> > On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 1:19 PM, pixelnate <pixelnate at gmail.com> wrote:

> > >  Apple Remote Desktop (http://www.apple.com/remotedesktop/) is the main
> > >  VNC on the Mac. I have never used it, but our IT guys seems to like it.
 
> > Thanks Nate, but I don't want to pay $299 just for VNC.

> It *is* the Apple way. That's why I am moving the Linux way.

> ~Nate

Since there's an underlying BSD microkernel in OS X, why not just
download the sources for rdesktop [1] from sourceforge and compile it on
the MAC?  I use it on OpenBSD, opensolaris-2008-05, Solaris 10 (SPARC)
and various Linux distros regularly. 

[1] http://sourceforge.net/projects/rdesktop/

Al Castanoli



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