[CentOS] OT: Using rdesktop as terminal client to Windows 2008 R2

carlopmart carlopmart at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 14:08:46 UTC 2009

Marcelo M. Garcia wrote:
> carlopmart wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>   I am using rdesktop as a terminal client to connect to Windows Terminal Server 
>> over years without problems until now. I have a problems with five Windows 2008 R2 
>> servers: point cursor turns black when I connect to them. But this problem 
>> disappears if I turn on windows 7 theme on these servers, but performance it is very 
>> very bad.
>>   This problem only appears with windows 2008 R2 and not on Windows 2008 SP2 or 
>> Windows 2003 R2 servers.
>>   I have tried to add: Option "SWcursor" "true" (nvidia graphics card using native 
>> nvidia drivers), on my xorg.conf without luck.
>>   My laptop is centOS 5.4 fully updated with rdesktop-1.6.0-3.
>>   Any ideas??
>>   Thanks.
> Hi
> I had the same problem and seems to be the version of rdesktop. I solved 
>   compiling the new version (1.6).
> Regards
> mg.

But I am using 1.6 version ...

CL Martinez
carlopmart {at} gmail {d0t} com

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