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What is the easiest approach to get freeRDP installed onto Amazon Linux?

I've tried using RPMForge but am not having luck. Getting errors that dependencies like libpulse.so.0 are missing.

Would appreciate any suggestions.

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You can follow below steps to compile freeRDP

  git clone git://github.com/FreeRDP/FreeRDP.git
  cd FreeRDP

Build:

  make

Install:

  sudo make install

Now create /etc/ld.so.conf.d/freerdp.conf and add the following line to it:

  /usr/local/lib/freerdp

For a 64-bit rhel based OS add: /usr/local/lib64/freerdp

Depending on your OS/distribution, you may also need to add this line:

 /usr/local/lib

Run ldconfig. You should now have xfreerdp installed in /usr/local/bin:

  which xfreerdp
 /usr/local/bin/xfreerdp

Plugins are installed in /usr/local/lib/freerdp:

 /usr/local/lib/freerdp$ ls

cliprdr.so disk.so drdynvc.so printer.so rail.so rdpdbg.so rdpdr.so rdpsnd_alsa.so rdpsnd.so keymaps are installed in /usr/local/share/freerdp:

  /usr/local/share/freerdp$ ls keymaps/

aliases ataritt empty fujitsu ibm macosx sony xfree86 xkb.pl amiga digital_vndr evdev hp macintosh sgi_vndr sun xfree98 After launching FreeRDP at least once, ~/.freerdp will be created to store known hosts:

  ~/.freerdp$ ls

cacert known_hosts

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