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TeamViewer come VNC, or better


This article was written in the 2010, there may have been some developments in the subject matter.
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TeamViewer is a global company headquartered in Germany, whose flagship product is the namesake "TeamViewer", software for Desktop sharing in remoto.

TeamViewer is a multiplatform, available for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and iPhone. Name and open source, but a commercial product whose license is free only in the private sphere. When you install the package "free" you must declare to use the software only for non-commercial purposes, on the contrary will incur an.

Uno screenshot di TeamViewer su GNU/Linux

Unlike VNC, TeamViewer supports encryption SSL for connections, also for the use you do not need to configure the firewall rules and routes, works on the door 80 as a normal website, also with TeamViewer you can forward the connected server files.

TeamViewer is a good software for 'Remote Access and desktop sharing, the sore point is the license, not really "inexpensive", are between 500 e i 1.500 Euro. The free version is still available for any purpose non-commercial.


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