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remote-desktop vnc

VNC is an open source remote desktop application. It allows you to control a graphical user session on a machine remotely through the network. Both VNC server and client runs on multiple platforms. Many spin-offs of this original project exists - and you should probably check them out. Originally developed for X Windows (unix) some of the others projects have focused on improving it's performance for Microsoft Windows and adding additional features such as filetransfer. Other VNC projects worth checking out are: TightVNC and UltraVNC.

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