tsclient refusing to connect

Preston Hagar prestonh at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 19:45:15 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 12:12 PM, jack wallen <jlwallen at monkeypantz.net>wrote:

> Hello list,
> I have a Windows terminal server (2007) that I need to connect to.
> Using a Debian machine (Elive) and tsclient I am able to easily connect
> to this server. Using Ubuntu 9.10 and tsclient I can not connect (using
> the same configuration even).
> When I try to run tsclient from the command line, I get nothing in
> return. It seems like it is connecting but no window opens, and I get
> no information in the console. This does not happen in the Elive
> machine.
> Is there a known bug in the Ubuntu version of tsclient, or some oddity
> in Ubuntu that is keeping this connection from happening?
> Thanks for any help.
> --
> jack wallen
> writer: techrepublic.com, linux.com, ghacks.net
> Sheldon: You keep in mind that my sharply-worded comments on Yelp.com
> recently took down a muffin store. uptime: 13:10:01 up 2:09, 3 users,
> load average: 0.07, 0.07, 0.03
> Not sure about any specific bugs with tsclient, but have you tried
rdesktop?  It is another RDP client and might at least narrow down if it is
a bug with tsclient, or a firewall/network type issue.  It is usually what I
use for RDP (or I often use grdesktop which is just a GUI wrapper on
rdesktop) and it typically works well.

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