[SATLUG] SSH Client Software Recommendations

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 12:25:16 CST 2015


In a Linux to Linux environment vnc works quite well.  You can even 
build it from source if you want.

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/stable/xsoft/tigervnc.html

I don't know how it works if windows gets into the mix.

   -- Bruce


Jaime Gaona wrote:
> How much has improved VNC?
>
> I've used long time ago, and to be honest, it was slow and not as
> responsive as the Microsoft RDS which even enable to transmit audio and
> better graphics. for me there is not better solution than SSH thru putty or
> cywin for server administration; It is quicker. but if you need or want to
> transmit your desktop VNC is good, but I  may consider Team Viewer give a
> try
>
> Regards
>
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> On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 8:51 AM, Borries Demeler <
> demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
>
>> I have a couple of other suggestions I don't think anyone has mentioned
>> yet. You should also take a look at a vnc solution (not virtual
>> machine). VNC will serve the entire remote LAMP server's desktop
>> (assuming you have X11 installed) to your windows desktop and let's you
>> log into the remote machine as if it were your desktop.
>>
>> The other possibility a bit more heavyweight than putty and winscp is
>> to install portions of cygwin, which gives you a native linux-like feel
>> without a virtual machine on your client. The main advantage of cygwin
>> over winscp for example is MUCH higher transfer speeds. Winscp is a dog.
>>
>> The good news is that you have a lot of good options here.
>>
>> -Borries
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 11:53:09PM -0600, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
>>> I'm in the process of building a LAMP server that will be deployed
>>> at a customer's facility, but I'll have to do some remote
>>> administration (using SSH) as issues arise.  Given that my primary
>>> work computer runs Windows, I will have to be doing this using some
>>> type of Windows-based client software.
>>>
>>> I wanted to know if any of you have any recommendations in terms of
>>> stability, ease of use, etc.  I would also welcome any other
>>> suggestions you might have regarding remote system administration,
>>> such as things that I need be sure to take care of before handing it
>>> over to the customer and leaving their site.
>>>
>>> Al Lesmerises
>>>
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