I just installed ubuntu 13.10 on a new laptop someone gave me, because I've always wanted to learn. I've had an easy time so far, but I need to access my work's Windows 2008 Server. I have scoured the internet for answers but haven't had any luck. I can access it using Remote Desktop Connection with any windows, but not Ubuntu.

All i know is that (on windows) the computer is heartland.zapto.org

I don't know server IP's or anything

  • how you want to connect without knowing th ip ! – nux Feb 28 '14 at 1:23
  • All i know is how to connect using windows rdc. I never have to put in a IP, i just have to type heartland.zapto.org where it says computer. My employer using a company that owns the server. – user253115 Feb 28 '14 at 12:37

Drop to a terminal window and do

apt-get install rdesktop

To connect to the office windows systems, type the following command at a shell prompt

rdesktop heartland.zapto.org

  • It says: Autoselected keyboard map en-us – user253115 Feb 28 '14 at 12:26

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