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Old 02-21-2008, 10:39 PM   #1
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How to install rdesktop on Ubuntu?


Hello All,

What is the best way to install rdesktop on Ubuntu? I downloaded source from sourceforge and did a ./configure. But I get error saying 'Couldn't find your OpenSSL library installation dir
Use --with-openssl option to fix this problem'.

Is there an easier way to do it, without worrying about dependencies?

TIA.
 
Old 02-22-2008, 12:34 AM   #2
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Why don't you use APT?
 
Old 02-22-2008, 12:58 AM   #3
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Code:
sudo apt-get install rdesktop
should take care of it. You way also want to install tsclient for a graphical frontend for rdesktop.
Code:
sudo apt-get install tsclient
You can also use Synaptic Package Manager to do this. Click on System -- Administration -- and choose Synaptic Package Manager.
 
Old 02-22-2008, 03:32 PM   #4
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Thanks folks. apt-get worked (this time). I am pretty sure I tried to use it before, but not sure what I did wrong and it wouldn't install. It works like a charm now. Thanks agian.
 
  


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