Monday, July 25, 2011


Accessing a Windows system from Linux via the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is easier than it sounds, thanks to rdesktop. Today I had to reconfigure a reinstalled VMWare Server running on a Windows Server 2008 host and rdesktop made the job painless. That was a definite bonus considering this was the first time I needed to access a remote Windows system from Linux. Windows always makes me apprehensive: too many bad memories.

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