I am looking for a sure fire way of installing xFREERDP 11 on the Ubuntu 12.04 environment as my attempts have failed so far.

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You can install install xFREERDP 11 using a Terminal.

Install the freerdp-x11 package using the command below.

sudo apt-get install freerdp-x11


Command syntax for freerdp-x11 is:

xfreerdp [options] server[:port] [[options] server[:port] ...]


  • hello , i have used this command , but cant seem to access the application , i cant find the exe file so to speak to actually run the program from an icon
    – RyanT
    Jul 22, 2014 at 15:33
  • also once this command is run should this literally allow me to access the rdp client and use it to connect to servers etc or are further commands needed once the install command has been run.
    – RyanT
    Jul 22, 2014 at 16:18
  • you can use the "remmina" package as a GUI front end for it, too
    – rogerdpack
    Jan 22, 2015 at 14:03
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    it's now apt update; apt install freerdp2-x11 (2019)
    – AK_
    Jul 9, 2019 at 19:31

Ubuntu 20.04 in case:

E: Package 'freerdp-x11' has no installation candidate

sudo apt-get install freerdp2-x11

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