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Which distro for me to RDP to Windows Server 2012


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#1 PhoenixIT

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:04 PM

Hi,

Can someone please recommend a lean distro for low speced PCs that includes RDP module to RDP to a Windows Server 2012 Server?

 

Any advice welcome.

 



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#2 Zen Seeker

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 08:03 AM

Although I haven't used it myself this should be what you are looking for...

 

FreeRDP: A Remote Desktop Protocol Implementation

FreeRDP is a free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), released under the Apache license. Enjoy the freedom of using your software wherever you want, the way you want it, in a world where interoperability can finally liberate your computing experience.

http://www.freerdp.com/

 

 

Here is a link to the Debian source package for FreeRDP: (If there is a Debian source then any of the Debian based Linux offerings, like Ubuntu, should have a package.)

http://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/freerdp



#3 technonymous

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 07:33 AM

There is a lot of flavors out there Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, Kali. Some of them may already have it built in. Anyone of them that don't have it can get it by using the apt-get repository. Just type... sudo apt-get install rdesktop






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