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"