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Re: Connecting securely to a Linux machine from a web browser without Java



On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 07:59:57PM +0100, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
> > Does anyone have any ideas on the following?  I'm trying to connect to
> > a Linux machine using some secure protocol, but I'm in the situation
> > of having to use a Windows machine with no JVM installed.  I'm also
> > not in a position to modify the Windows machine in any way (although
> > I'll try to get Java installed - but with no guarantee of success),
> > but it's my Linux machine, so I can install anything I want to there.
> 
> Run PuTTY from a floppy / CD-ROM / USB key?

That is definitely one possibility, thanks.  (Although I asked them
about putty and they weren't at all keen.)

> (And unless you have complete control over the Windows machine, be aware
> there is always the possibility that a keylogger or something is
> installed on it.)

I doubt they're that sophisticated - it's a high school.

   Julian



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