[K12OSN] rdesktop

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Wed Mar 21 14:51:10 UTC 2007

On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 08:45:39 -0600, Jim Kronebusch wrote
> On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 07:12:05 -0700, Ernie Hudson wrote
> > Is it possible to run rdesktop from the linux log on and have sound work
> > from a widows terminal server? I know I can make it work by having rdesktop
> > as screen 02.
> I believe you can set the rdesktop to run as screen 01 if you want and have it 
> be the default.  Just set up the startx as screen 02 and terminal as screen 03 
> if you want. However I don't think sound works over RDP on Linux at all, I 
> could be wrong.

I think I may be wrong.  After a quick google search I found this page which indicates
that rdesktop should be able to mimic all features of a windows rdp client.  However you
should probably test that the sound module for your client is correctly configured with
a standard ltsp session first before troubleshooting sound in rdesktop.  Maybe if sound
isn't working it is your clients configuration in lts.conf that is the problem, not

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