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VMware Server2: I have to create a guest OS to use Cisco VPN Client and Remote Desktop app; however, I don't have windows XP iso. Is there any other free OS that would work with Cisco VPN and have....

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Hello Experts,
VMware Server2: I have to create a guest OS to use Cisco VPN Client and Remote Desktop app. However, I don't have windows XP iso. Is there any other free OS that would work with Cisco VPN and have remote desktop connectivity tools?

free of course...

thx,
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I have done this very thing with a new copy of Fedora 10
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rdesktop can be used for accessing Windows Terminal Servers

More info on rdesktop - http://www.rdesktop.org/
Wikipedia Link - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rdesktop

I am not sure about Cisco VPN Client Compatibility.
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HI,

Use suse linux, or kubuntu!
And also the fedora is working as well!

BEst regards,
IStvan
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hello Experts,

I can install Cisco VPN Client on Fedora 10? and it has remote desktop capabilities?

Also, I can install Cisco VPN Client on Ubuntu? and it has remote desktop capabilities?

thx,
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Hi,

I tried Ubuntu, you able to download RDP program with live update of kubuntu!

Best Regards,
Istvan
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any another question?:)
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Yeah, I am sorry. It has taken me this long to test and install VPN connection....

Ok, I was able to set and test VPN connection. But, now I need to know how remotely connect to the server?

what is the Ubuntu's equivalent to Microsoft Remote Desktop?

thx
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Ubuntu has inbuilt VNC Server which is sort of an equivalent to Microsoft RDP.
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what's the name?
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cool.... I am in...

I am using GNOME RDP

the only question now..... how do I exit GNOME RDP?
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