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how can I access Windows box from Linux both GUI, or non GUI? opposite of something like VNC or SSH.

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rdesktop is an open source client for Windows Remote Desktop Services, capable of natively speaking Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in order to present the user's Windows desktop.

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SSH and VNC are platform-indipendent, so you can use them in both directions.

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If you want to use the same system in either direction you can run a VNC server on Windows:

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Just use RDP client for Linux. For example, if you are using linux:

$ sudo apt-get install rdesktop
$ rdesktop <WIN_IP_ADDRESS>
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