How to Remote Desktop Into A Windows Server From Ubuntu

In this example I am running Ubuntu 7.10 but this should work the same way in more updated releases such as Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 or Ubuntu 11.04 (Unity). The Terminal Server application is installed by default, so this makes things very simple.

 

 

Desktop Enviroment

Gnome 2
Unity

 

 

Gnome 2:


 

 

- Click on Applications > Internet > Terminal Server Client

 

 

Applications > Internet > Terminal Service Client

 

 

- Enter in the server name or IP address

- Set the Protocol to RDP

That's all the information you need. You can enter in the domain name, user if you want to, but is not required.

- Click Connect

 

 

Enter Server Name and Login Information

 

 

 

Enter in your username and password

 

 

Enter username

 

 

You should now be connected.

 

 

Logged In to Server 2003 from Linux

 

 

 

 

 

Unity:


Things are done almost the same in unity as in Gnome 2. The only difference is how you launch Terminal Service Client.

- Click on the Ubuntu icon in the upper left hand conrer

 

 

Click on the Ubuntu Icon in the upper left hand corner just above the doc

 

 

Click on Internet Apps

 

 

 

 

Click on Terminal Service Client

 

 

Click on terminal Service Icon

 

 

Enter your server name.

 

 

Enter Server name and hit enter

 

 

Click Connect

Login to new server

 

 

Login

 

 

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