I'm having a friend behind a firewall, with a windows computer. I'm having a Linux machine at home which is not behind a firewall.
I want to have an rdesktop connection to his machine, without using any intermediate service such as
My plan is:
- Have him SSH to my machine (SSH is allowed by the firewall), and set the appropriate tunnel.
- Activate rdesktop/vnc on my machine, on the currently ran
What I don't like about it, is the hassle of running programs as his user on the currently running
X server. I'd rather have him set the tunnel somehow for my user, so that I'll just be able to
rdesktop localhost:1234 as long as he's connected to me.
Any smarter way?