Ubuntu Networking :: 10.04 Remote Desktop Only Allows Local?

Jul 13, 2010

I have Ubuntu 10.04 (fresh install) and it is my work computer/Server and i'd like access to this PC from my home. But with Remote Desktop it only says i can do local.

I've look around and opened up port 5900 in my router. Set this IP to to static and forwarded the port to this computer.

I've read that unchecking the "configure network automatically to accept connections" as it seems to cause an issue in ports i've read. Still nothing.

Here is a screen cap of my settings

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How can i allow access from my Windows Based PC to this computer over the internet?

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Feb 19, 2010

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