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Do you know if the Raspberry Pi's recommended OS Raspbian comes with a remote desktop (RDP) client as default, or one that I can download to remote desktop into a Windows 7 machine?

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Try running

sudo apt-get install remmina remmina-plugin-rdp

to install Remmina.


You could also try rdesktop by running

sudo apt-get install rdesktop
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Thank you, Remmina looks very promising. –  Jake Elsley Oct 9 '12 at 12:11

Try install TightVNC Server on Raspberry Pi:

sudo apt-get install tightvncserver

Run it every time or add it to startup:


You will need a TightVNC Client on your Windows PC o Android Phone.

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I think the OP wants a RDP client for the RPi, not a server. He wants to log in his Windows 7 RPD server. –  Morgan Courbet Dec 22 '12 at 20:03
Hi Cerobot, I'm afraid I was looking for an RDP, not VNC client. –  Jake Elsley Dec 26 '12 at 16:36

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