Scientific Linux 6

rdesktop -u lcwormley -d asurams -k ja -g 800x600 192.168.25.40



What is this command?  Well for me the holy grail for any desktop computer operating system is to be able to connect back to a Windows box.  As a system administrator i always have to be able to get to network devices or servers.  Microsoft has always thwarted RDP clones by adding features that break them.  I am  happy to discover that Scientific Linux 6 has Rdesktop included by default and from the command line interface I can connect to a Windows box.  Of course I am using the less secure RDP on my Windows 7 desktop, but there is still hope.

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