[Techtalk] Setting up an ADSL router for remote access

Little Girl littlergirl at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 23:39:35 UTC 2015

Hey there,

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.
> What could be causing this?

TeamViewer is extremely picky about versions. Are you both using the
same version of TeamViewer?

Little Girl

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