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I know that you can enable font smoothing (ClearType) when connecting to a Windows machine using Windows Remote Desktop client, but can't find a corresponding option in Linux one (rdesktop).

Is it possible and, if yes, how can it be done?

  • I tested the proposed solution and it works - I suggest to give him a pipe. – peterh - Reinstate Monica Nov 7 '16 at 0:20
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Its not officially supported, but apparently there's a hidden option to get it working - with a command like

rdesktop -x 0x80 mywinserver

to use the lan default with cleartype

More details on the linked page including the commands for using cleartype with other defaults.

  • Perfect well working solution (tested between recent debian-based linux distro in 2016 and win7). – peterh - Reinstate Monica Nov 7 '16 at 0:19

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