Connect to Windows 7 from Ubuntu via Remote Desktop Connection

This brief tutorial shows you how to connect to Microsoft Windows 7 from Ubuntu 11.04 Natty via Remote Desktop Connection. As you may already know, connecting from a Windows PC to another Windows PC is easy, but with Ubuntu, you must enable certain options for this to be possible and this tutorial will show you how.

 

 

Getting started:

 

To get started, click ‘Start –> then search for and select ‘View advanced system settings’

View advanced system settings

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Next, select ‘Remote’ tab and choose ‘option #2’ under Remote Desktop.

 

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Next, search for and select ‘Windows Firewall with Advanced Security’

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

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Then click ‘Inbound Rules’ and select ‘Remote Desktop (TCP-In)’

Right-click it and select ‘Enable Rule’

 

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After that, go to Ubuntu Dash and search for and select ‘tsclient’

tsclient

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When Terminal Server Client opens, type the IP Address, username and password of the Windows computer and click ‘Connect’

 

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Enjoy!

 

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That’s how you do it.

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About Qiusheng Wu

Assistant Professor of Geography at Binghamton University, State University of New York

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