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Open Remote Desktop (RDP) from command line having a custom screen size

Terminal - Open Remote Desktop (RDP) from command line having a custom screen size
xfreerdp --plugin rdpsnd -g 1280x720 -a 24 -z -x m -u $username -p $password 10.20.30.40
2010-12-29 11:21:18
User: mhs
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Open Remote Desktop (RDP) from command line having a custom screen size

This example uses xfreerdp, which builds upon the development of rdesktop. This example usage will also send you the remote machine's sound.

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Terminal - Alternatives
rdesktop -u <username> -p <password> -g 1366x724 -a 16 -D -z -P <servername / IP Address>
2010-06-09 11:47:35
User: mariusbutuc
Tags: rdesktop RDP
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The above command will:

- open a Remote Desktop connection to [servername / IP Address],

- authenticate using [username] and [password],

- configure resolution to best fit your desktop (I have a 1366x768px resolution so I left space for 2 panels of 22px each),

- sets the color depth for the connection to 16 bpp,

- hides the window manager decorations,

- enables compression of the RDP data stream,

- enables persistent bitmap caching.

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