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hal12b




msg:4476507
 7:43 pm on Jul 17, 2012 (gmt 0)

I am using VNC Viewer to remote into my Linux PC from my Windows 7 PC. Just wondering is there any way to use Windows Remote Desktop instead? I tried, but can't seem to get it to work. Both computers are at my desk. They are not in different locations. Thanks

 

bill




msg:4477001
 5:51 am on Jul 19, 2012 (gmt 0)

I've read that rdesktop is an open source client for Microsoft's RDP protocol. I'd look into that.

hal12b




msg:4477084
 12:11 pm on Jul 19, 2012 (gmt 0)

Thanks Bill. I will look into it.

graeme_p




msg:4477396
 6:17 am on Jul 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

There are also a number of Windows X servers. Not what you asked for, but it may be a solutions (even a better solution) depending on what you are trying to do.

It should be more efficient, and opens a single application in its own window, rather than a desktop in a window.

I have only done this Linux to Linux, not Linux to Windows, so the configuration required was minimal and I did not need to install anything.

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