rdesktop is an open source client for the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), which is used in a number of Microsoft products including Windows NT Terminal Server, Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP, and Windows 2003 Server. rdesktop currently runs on Linux and other Unix based platforms with the X Window System.
Release Notes: This release fixes a few major issues with the 64-bit build with smartcard support, license handling with Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server, and a few minor bugs.
Release Notes: A directory traversal vulnerability with disk redirection against malicious servers has been fixed. Several stability problems with 64-bit systems have been fixed. The support for recent Windows versions such as Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7 has been improved. A few keyboard related bugs has been fixed. The compatibility with PulseAudio/padsp has been improved. RandR is supported, so the session will be automatically resized if the local screen size changes.
Release Notes: A potential vulnerability against compromised or malicious servers, as reported by iDefense, was fixed. A crash with recent versions of X.org was fixed. An Alsa audio driver was added, and the audio drivers can be selected at runtime. Physical mouse buttons rather than logical ones are now sent.
Release Notes: This release adds support for the clipboard INCR protocol, Unicode on the Clipboard, Session Directory, SeamlessRDP, long filenames on redirected drives, large files, and Windows Vista Beta 2. It fixes connection issues with Windows XP RTM, SGI/Irix sound driver issues and high CPU usage in the OSS sound driver, XOR ellipse drawing, and display issues with exotic color depths.
Release Notes: This version adds support for RDP compression at all color depths, a libao sound driver, and Unicode support for transmitted strings. Bugfixes include better RDP support, new keymaps, Xembed fixes for krdc, IRIX sound driver updates, and portability enhancements.