p.echols at comcast.net
Fri Jun 29 16:36:21 UTC 2012
When I remote connect to my office (WinXP), I have been using a script
that connects using rdesktop over ssh tunnel. It works, but there are
some papercut issues I have not been able to resolve. Now that my
laptop is upgraded to 12.04, I wanted to try out remmina and see if I
The XP desktop is expecting an ssh connection with a stored public key.
I don't want to change that end. but I am having trouble figuring out
what to put where in the remmina gui. I'd appreciate any guidance. The
# ssh compress, redirect /dev/null, no remote console <host> <redirect> &=background
ssh -CnN -p 12345 patton at my.domain.com -L 3390:localhost:3389 &
#capture PID of ssh
#give a few seconds for the process to be set up
#start remote desktop
rdesktop -fzE -a 16 localhost:3390
# kill the ssh process after remote disconnects
echo "killing $PID"
echo "done, see you next time"
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