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  • 5.0 stars

    "It works with my Ubuntu + Windows setup!"

    August 20, 2010  |   By rdelfin

    Pros

    Works instantly;; free; cross-platform compatibility.

    Cons

    None really

    Summary

    Af first I thought that if my Windows machine had Remote Desktop active, that this would be enough to receive my request with team viewer on my client PC (Ubuntu Linux), and that was my wrong. This software needs to be installed on both ends (the client and the server; I know this sounds stupid, I just didn't think of it). Once you do that, it works beautifully.

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  • Reply by Undertkr on September 6, 2010

    Also, if you don't need to have it "always" available, they offer a portable version. It is the complete program with all functions, but runs without installing (including from a thumb drive). Only things this version can't do are run at startup and run as a service.

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