[Techtalk] Setting up an ADSL router for remote access

Rudy Zijlstra rudy at grumpydevil.homelinux.org
Tue Dec 29 20:40:18 UTC 2015

On 29-12-15 18:09, David Sumbler wrote:
> TeamViewer sounded like an excellent suggestion, so this afternoon I
> installed it on my desktop computer.  I then did a remote connection to
> my laptop, which is connected to my LAN by wifi.  (Both computers are
> running Ubuntu 12.04.)
> Unfortunately I find that whilst I can control the 2nd computer from the
> 1st, changes to the laptop's display are not replicated in the window on
> my main computer.  In other words, I can move windows around, type
> characters, start applications etc., but the window on the desktop
> computer stubbornly shows the layout as it was at the start and never
> changes.  This is odd, because ticking "show remote cursor" does work: I
> can see the remote cursor on my screen, and it correctly changes shape
> e.g. when it is at the edge of a window on the remote machine, even
> though the window is shown in the wrong place on the controlling
> machine.
Does it work when you try this with another computer then the one from 
your friend?



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