Which rdp client to use for connecting to Windows 2003 SP1 server

Gelsema, P (Patrick) gelsemap at superhero.nl
Mon Nov 20 22:38:15 GMT 2006

On Monday 20 November 2006 22:10, Bram Schoenmakers wrote:
> Op maandag 20 november 2006 19:21, schreef Gelsema, P (Patrick):
> > Hi list,
> >
> > I've just installed KDE 3.5 from ports in FreeBSD 6.2-beta3 with make
> > install clean. I gather I have all the standards installed as it took
> > ages to get everything compiled.
> >
> > Unfortunately I still have a windows 2003 server and I tried to connect
> > to this windows 2003 SP1 server, but I am failing. When I start Krdc and
> > connect to rdp:/winserver I get a "Could not start rdesktop; make sure
> > rdesktop is properly installed."
> >
> > What am I missing? Is this client capable of connecting to the Microsoft
> > server? I am looking for something which can do the same as mstsc in
> > windows.
> >
> > Thanks and regards,
> I think the error message says enough: install the rdesktop package.
> Kind regards,

#/usr/ports/net/rdesktop/make install clean
This did the trick.
I was assuming that the error message reflected to the server and not to the 
client. Appearantly this was a dependency not installed by kde3 from ports.


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