RDP to Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Wed Mar 14 14:49:23 UTC 2012


On 03/13/2012 08:54 PM, Lance wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 12:53 AM, Dave Woyciesjes
>> <woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net <mailto:woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net>> wrote:
>>
>>             Has anyone gotten their Ubuntu machine to connect via RDP to
>>     Windows 8 Consumer Preview?
>>
>>             I'm running 11.10 x64. I've tried various settings in
>>     Remmina and rdesktop/grdesktop; to no avail. The best I've gotten is
>>     a black window. Other settings produce a list of errors.
>>
>>     Wait, after riddling with settings in rdesktop, it seems that if I
>>     leave sound off, it connects. Sound on local causes issues...
>>
>>     Enable Force Bitmap update helps as well.
>>
>>     Turning off sound in Remmina allows that to connect as well.
>>
>>     Time to look if there are bug reports filed, I suppose. If someone
>>     else has the time (and knows how) to submit a bug report, I'd
>>     appreciate the help...
>>
 > Is there a problem with the same machine while connecting to Windows7
 > or XP ?
 >

	The Ubuntu machines can RDP via Remmina to XP & WIn7 just dandy. And 
WinXP & Win7 can RDP to Win8 fine as well.
	Just something with trying to bring the sound from Win8 to the Ubuntu 
machine...

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