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Linux tips and tricks for all users.

How to remote desktop to Windows from Linux using the Remmina client.

How to use the Remmina client to RDP to Windows from Linux.

The Remmina RDP client allows a Linux user to log on remotely to a Windows computer. This is just like using the built-in RDP client on Windows. This is the main Remmina window. The new document icon with the green cross allows you to create a new profile.

Remmina window.
Remmina window.

Just fill out the form shown below and you may then RDP to a Windows computer to remotely access it. If you are on a domain, your domain login credentials will also work.

Remmina RDP options.
Remmina RDP options.

This is what you should get once you are logged on to a Windows computer. If you use a custom resolution, you can be sure that the RDP window will fit on your desktop without needing to scroll around.

The Remmina client logged on to a Windows 8 machine.
The Remmina client logged on to a Windows 8 machine.

Give this a go yourself. This really does work. I wonder if you can RDP into a Virtualbox session?

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