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  • How can I do remote desktop connection in Linux (RHEL 5) server with Windows (Windows XP) clients?

  • How can I take full rights? (I know the administrator password.)

  • I want to access all things in the client machine, I even want to install software. How can I do it?

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This questions needs some help. It looks like you're asking 3 different questions, but I can't figure out what you're trying to accomplish in any of them. –  Chris S Mar 11 '10 at 14:18
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  1. use "rdesktop"
  2. "sudo su -", or simply "su -"
  3. please describe
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It looks like your asking to RDP FROM Windows TO linux?

You want to install xrdp on the linux server. I don't know if there are packages for RedHat specifically (I was able to simply apt-get install xrdp on Ubuntu 8.04), but this will let you use MSTSC from a windows workstation into linux.

If you are doing this to remotely admin the linux machine, you may want to consider brushing up on command line usage, and use putty + ssh. SSH is the 'usual' way to admin a linux server.

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Install VNC ( vnc-server is the redhat package name) on your linux server. Configure it to use root user and password. Install VNC client on your windows machine. Enjoy full ROOT remote access.

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