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I use Remote Desktop Viewer to connect from my Laptop (Ubuntu 11.04) to my PC (Ubuntu 10.04). But I can only connect if I type the PC's address directly.

If I use the Find option (UPnP?), to search for visible computers on the network, it finds the PC. Yet when I select it, the Remote Desktop Viewer immediatly turns off. No error messages.

Since the PC has no static IP, I have to check every time what the current IP address is, so having it found by the RDV would be great.

BTW, I am using the default RD apps that Ubuntu brings.


I just started it through a terminal and the result was Segmentation Fault.

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closed as too localized by Ringtail, fabricator4, Eric Carvalho, Eliah Kagan, hhlp Jan 13 '13 at 10:52

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