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I have been looking for a fast, well supported VNC or remote desktop application to view my windows machine desktop from my ubuntu laptop. Any suggestions for me?

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You can use the default VNC client for Ubuntu: Remmina

Just type VNC or remmina in the dash to start it:

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Note: It's installed by default since 12.04.

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I've always used KRDC. It just works.

sudo apt-get install krdc
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Best for me is TightVnc - java client to view remote desktop for any vnc server. You can download directly: http://www.tightvnc.com/download-old.php or sudo apt-get install tightvnc and then jtightvncviewer - command line start

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