how to connect to remote computer

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I currently use remote desktop connection and set it up with ip address and my user name and password and hit connect.

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ishak (ishak) said :

Are you going to access to server ?, if yes please using browser and put the ip address and using port 5900

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

sudo apt-get install rdesktop

andy@fileserver:~$ apt-cache search rdesktop
rdesktop - RDP client for Windows NT/2000 Terminal Server

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Tom Stearns (thomasstearns) said :

Please start from basics and give procedure for establishing connection.
How do I determine my IP address?
How do I determine the address for the remote machine I wish to engage?
Where do I put this information ?

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

your IP address can be gained using:


The remote IP you will have to know, or attend the system physically to get the address. rdesktop is ONLY for connecting to windows servers allowing the connections.

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