On Monday 12 Oct 2009, MargoAndTodd wrote:
> On my Linux clients who are using "rdesktop" to connect
> to my WS08 Terminal Server, is there a way to "drag and drop"
> files between my local linux client and my terminal
> server? Any other way to copy between desktops?
Firstly, I have to refer you to man page:
$ man rdesktop
And also run rdesktop without any switches to see an excellent list of
In particular you are looking for the "-r" switch, e.g.
$ rdesktop -r disk:anyname=/home/user/folder
Replace "anyname" with the name of the share as it appears under Windows, and
the path to any directory to which the user has access, even the home
directory should work fine.
This will basically mount a network share under windows, that you can browse
and drag/drop between, in the way that you are wanting, simply via "My
There may be oddities about 2008 server, but generally that is how you would
do it, and it works beautifully in my experience.