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Beginning Ubuntu Linux, Fifth Edition by Sander van Vugt, Andy Channelle, Trevor Parsons, Keir Thomas, Emilio Raggi

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C H A P T E R  25

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Accessing Computers Remotely

One area where Linux particularly excels is in its support for networking, including across the Internet. If you want to learn about how networks operate on a fundamental level, Linux is an ideal choice, because it puts you in direct contact with the technology.

The widespread integration and support for networking extends to several useful system tools, which let you access Linux across any kind of network, including the Internet. In fact, it's even possible to access a Linux machine running on a different continent, just as if you were sitting in front of it!

This chapter presents the many ways ...

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