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Old 03-31-2006, 03:18 PM   #1
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Rdesktop Server & Password Prompts?

Is this possible, ideally i want a shortcut on my gnome desktop/menu to rdesktop, however when its clicked i'm after a prompt for the server name i wish to connect to a la windows! Is this possible? I'd just perfer that than having 100 odd scripts set up for each server or typing it everytime!
Old 12-12-2008, 12:52 PM   #2
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Rdesktop launcher in perl

I wrote something that does what you want. You can find it here:

It uses the GTK libraries to make the prompt window and is written in perl, but it works great for me. Cheers!


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