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Linux terminal server (RDP) on OpenSuse 11.1

Based on the work of rdesktop, xrdp uses the remote desktop protocol to present a GUI to the user.

The goal of this project is to provide a fully functional Linux terminal server, capable of accepting connections from rdesktop and Microsoft's own terminal server/remote desktop clients.

Unlike Windows NT/2000/2003/2008 server, xrdp will not display a Windows desktop but an X window desktop to the user. Xrdp uses Xvnc or X11rdp to manage the X session.

Installation and Configuration:
Go to YAST -- Software management and search for "xrdp" you should able to find it under OpenSuse 11.1 OSS repository

Click on "Accept" to install the xrdp pacakage.

2) After sucessfull installation start the xrdp server (terminal server) using following command
sudo /usr/sbin/service xrdp start
rcxrdp start (as root)
If you have your firewall turned on be sure you allow the port: Tcp 3389

3) Now finally use your rdp client (from windows box) and try to connect to this linux terminal server (Xrdp), you should be see something like ...


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