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Old 10-09-2019, 07:30 AM   #1
Chris Wilson
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Best Remote Desktop software to remote to Win 7 PC's on home network?

I installed the current Linux Mint 32 bit last night on a legacy PC. My main desire is to use this PC in my bedroom to remote to 3 Windows 7 64 bit PC's in another part of the house. The network is hard wired.

I installed Remmina and from the get go it was a nightmare. First it beefed about the colour settings then when I had finally found where to change that I had the mouse pointer disappearing when on certain parts of the remote PC desktop. Window sizing was also wonky.

I have a very low threshold of intolerance with this sort of thing, so before I go further, is this sort of thing typical, or is there a Remote Desktop software that just works,like Windows RDP in Windows itself?

I also perhaps made the mistake in downloading Cinnamon, where a less hardware intensive package may have been more appropriate, so currently my slow,out in the sticks connection is grabbing the xfce 32 bit version. But I do NOT want to fiddle about, am I going to get a reliable, no hassle connection to Windows PC's running MS RDP? What should I be using please? Thanks very much for any replies!

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Old 10-09-2019, 08:59 AM   #2
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Google turns up a few options.
Don't know which is "best". FreeRDP works but haven't tried multiple sessions at once.

Last edited by WFV; 10-09-2019 at 09:55 AM.


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