As a complement to Linux desktop and applications, ThinLinc can provide users with Windows desktops and publish individual Windows applications to a linux desktop served by ThinLinc. To be able to connect to Windows apps and desktop you need to connect to Windows Remote Desktop Servers via RDP.

Rdesktop is an open source UNIX client for connecting to Windows Remote Desktop Services, capably of natively speaking Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in order to present the user's Windows desktop and applications. To be able to use rdesktop you need to have Microsoft licenses. You can read more about RD Licensing here.

Connection modes

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Want to try Windows integration by yourself? Create your demo account here. While connecting choose the profile "Custimized Desktop" for a session where you will find menu enteries for different Windows modes. 

Windows RDP Server Requirements

  • Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2. Both 32- and 64-bit systems are supported.