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I can find this article about remote desktop in Vista, but none that tells me how to remotely control my Vista machine from my Redhat machine.

Any ideas?

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You can use tsclient (Terminal Server Client) which comes installed under Applications -> Internet -> Terminal Server Client. It looks very similar to Remote Desktop on Windows.

Set the protocol as RDPv5 and away you go!

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See the Red Hat article on Connecting Using Terminal Server Client.

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You can use LogMeIn which is free and works from a web browser. Or there is TightVNC if you want something easy I would suggest LogMeIn, works around routers what not.

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xrdp has both a client and a server version. Install xrdp client, and then use it to connect to the Windows Vista terminal server.

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