Connect to remote Unix desktops with Cygwin

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 13, 2006 3:52 AM EDT
NewsForge; By Avinash Parampalli Vasudev Aithal
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In my work I'm expected to be on a Unix system 80% of the time, yet I also need to use office applications, a Windows-only VPN client, and some Windows-based asset management tools. That leaves me with little choice but to use a tool to connect a Windows client to a remote Unix desktop. I could use a terminal emulator or connect via a VNC server, but I've found that Cygwin, a Windows port of many GNU/Linux tools, is the best way for me to bridge the gap.

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