Can't connect to VM from ubuntu 11.10 desktop PC

Asked by Daniel Starr

I'm currently running VMWare on Ubuntu server 10.04 LTS. This is working fine. I have 2 VMs running now; 1 x Win7 & 1 x Ubuntu server.

I'm trying to connect to the Win7 VM from my ubuntu 11.10 desktop PC... however, I have no idea how to install (or find) a compatible plugin for the remote console for either FireFox, Chrome or Chromium!

I have googled for the answer but keep finding the same irrelevant results.

Does anyone out there know what program I should be using to try and connect to the remote console?
I have tried VMWare View Open Client with no success!

Many thanks,

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Ubfan (ubfan1) said :

First make sure your Win7 VM has remote access set, then you should be able to use either Terminal Server Client (Applications/Internet/Terminal Server Client) or just rdesktop from the command line. rdesktop gives me a finer granularity of control settings if you need them. The VMs seem to run faster than when in VMplayer since the display is now native.

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