Friday, August 31, 2012

How To Remote Desktop From Back Track Linux


You might need to access a Windows machine on the network from your BackTrack, rdesktop is a tool that will help you with that!
BackTrack 5 have a tool named rdesktop that help you connect remotely to another machine on the network.
If rdesktop is not installed on your Backtrack, easily you can download and install it by this command:  apt-get install rdesktop

Now for remote from BT5 do the following steps:
  1. Open the terminal
  2. type in rdesktop <destination ip address>       ex:  rdesktop 192.168.1.9
  3. a window will pop up and show your windows machine login screen (enter username & password and login)
Also you can directley enter the user & password for login in the command line like this:
rdesktop <remote ip address> -u<remotes system user> -p<remote system pass>

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