RDP to Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Lance lancecherrychina at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 00:40:57 UTC 2012


windows 8 is a still beta version after all
maybe ms is updating the RDP functions(or protocol)
In my opinion,u just wait the  http://www.rdesktop.org/(maybe other team
can update the component) be updated when win8 is Release
you can test it after that :)


On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 10:49 PM, Dave Woyciesjes
<woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net>wrote:

> 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<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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