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I want to run MS RDC within Wine on Ubuntu

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We have some Ubuntu 64 bit systems and are dissatisfied with the Reminna and RemoteDesktop (grdesktop) graphically they are slow.
I understand that I can run mstsc.exe in a wine but am unable to figure it out due to being new at Linux.
I have wine 1.7.22 installed on our Ubuntu 14.04 x64 system.  I tried to install the 7.1 per https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=22656
but the WindowsXP-KB969084-x86-enu.exe claims wrong platfor (I suppose since we are 64 bit and 9084 is 32bit.)
Would love to try 8.0 or 8.1 of mstsc but both only ship as updates (msu's) instead of full installs.
Any help as always is greatly appreciated.
Brian
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You want to RDP from the Ubuntu system to a Windows system?

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Yes and I want to use MS RDP from the Ubuntu to a 2008R2 server.
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Instead of using Wine, I'd install VMware (player) on Ubuntu, run a Windows machine in there and then connect to any server you want,

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We have about forty Ubuntu systems that we need a stable fast rdc client for and converting/running VMware and windows is not an option.
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You could try Chrome RDP - free for 7 days.
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