Release date: 
Friday, 27 September, 2019



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RDESKTOP is a client for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), used in a number of Microsoft products including Windows NT Terminal Server, Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP and Windows 2003 Server.

Some features are supported by this port:

  • Fullscreen mode
  • Sound output
  • SeamlessRDP mode
  • Clipboard redirection (text and images)
  • Directories redirection
  • Serial devices redirection

See also FreeRDP for a more complete implementation of the protocol.

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s). See the included readme.os2 file for instructions.

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install libc libgcc1 gmp
Following links are to additional programs, not mandatory but useful:

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

Record updated last time on: 03/12/2019 - 06:44

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A new features: dynamic remote desktop resizing and improved clipboard support for formatted text.

This build of Rdesktop (25/6/2018) requires AVX CPU instruction set to be supported (may be used with OS/4 kernel).

Rdesktop no longer uses OpenSSL. Instead, library gnutls is used. See readme.os2.

Thank you Digi, record corrected!

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