From The System Administrator Zone

Home Page: http://www.rdesktop.org/

How to grant Remote Access

With an Admin account;

  • Right-click "My Computer" and select properties
  • Select the "Remote" tab
  • Check the "Allow users to connect remotely to this computer" box
  • Click "Select Remote Users" and add the users to the list.

How to use remote desktop from a Linux system

I actually have aliases for the systems I access frequently.

alias HOSTNAME="rdesktop -g 1152x864 -u vf28pal -d us HOSTNAME"