Connection to UPa terminal server (windows remote desktop) from linux

Fortunately, GNU/Linux has rdesktop utility. It's a client for remote desktop protocol (known as RDP), used in a number of Microsoft products including Windows NT Terminal Server, Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server and Windows XP. All you need is rdesktop client on Linux or BSD workstation. It's fine because you don't need install any VNC server.
If you want to connect to terminal server of University of Pardubice or another Windows Remote Desktop. Follow next steps.


  1. Install rdesktop client
    $ sudo apt-get install rdesktop
    
  2. Connect to remote server
    $ rdesktop terminal.upce.cz
    
    Or use your own computer name /IP address if you want to connect to other server.
  3. Login

Note: You need to be connected via VPN if you're outside Uni network.