rdesktop: A Remote Desktop Protocol Client

rdesktop is an open source client for Windows Remote Desktop Services, capable of natively speaking Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in order to present the user's Windows desktop. rdesktop is known to work with Windows versions such as NT 4 Terminal Server, 2000, XP, 2003, 2003 R2, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2. Click Here.

You can install the package using yum like the below :
# rpm -qa rdesktop

Regarding to website to connect Windows from linux you need to use -u which indicate for username follows with hostname to be like this
# rdesktop -u Administrator osama

Osama : hostname
Administrator : Username

Useful !!!

Thank you
Osama mustafa


  1. Nice

    How can we use/configure this Feature ?


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  3. Nice post. You have provide a good information regarding this cloud computing technology. I appreciate it.

    Windows Thin Client & Citrix Thin Client


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