view windows remote desktop from ubuntu

Softwares like VNC works great but once in a while you encounter problems like not being able to pass ALT+CTRL+DEL to windows remote machine to bring login dialog box. Also Windows doesn't comes installed with it. Instead it comes with handy utility remote desktop. So how can you use remote desktop of windows from your Linux machine? Well the answer is simple.
Press ALT+F2
type rdesktop windows_client_ip

Its very nice and small utility.


  1. You can use ThinVNC. I wrote an article in my blog. Here is the link:


  2. Holy cow! I've been looking all over for this, thank you.


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