TOPIC 8

Date: 3/29/2017
Linux and Windows interoperability
Linux System Administration


Tools to access the system resources and apps between Linux and Windows.

  • Running two systems, Linux and Windows, concurrently via KVM on Linux.
  • Access Windows desktop remotely from Linux via xfreerdp utility.
  • Access Linux shell remotely from Windows desktop via SSH client, such as putty.
  • Run GUI applications remotely on Linux from Windows desktop by using Xming X-server on Windows.
  • File system sharing over the network between Linux and Windows via SMB/CIFS.


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