[blag-users] Install cisco VPN client

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Author: extraspecialbitter
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Subject: [blag-users] Install cisco VPN client

JM wrote:
> Any suggestions for an RDP client for BLAG Ver 9001 preferably GUI?
>
> Thanks in advance
> Jim



Using the same "yum search <string>" command, I tried "rdp" first:


Code:
root@patagonia=> yum search rdp
blag                                                     | 2.4 kB     00:00     
primary.sqlite.bz2                                       | 9.0 MB     00:45     
================================= Matched: rdp =================================
openoffice.org-writer.i386 : Word Processor module for openoffice.org
OpenEXR_CTL.i386 : A simplified OpenEXR interface to CTL
gnome-compiz-manager.i386 : Compiz configuration utility
gnome-compiz-manager-devel.i386 : Development files for gnome-compiz-manager
gruler.noarch : GNOME screen ruler
libwpd.i386 : Library for reading and converting WordPerfect(tm) documents
libwpd-tools.i386 : Tools to transform WordPerfect Documents into other formats
okteta.i386 : Binary editor
perl-Text-RecordParser.noarch : Read record-oriented files
rdesktop.i386 : X client for remote desktop into Windows Terminal Server
scratchpad.i386 : Spatial text editor for the GNOME desktop
wordpress.noarch : WordPress blogging software





among these, "rdesktop" is what I've used. It provides an X gui for both rdp and terminal server. For more information, use "yum info <package>", like so:


Code:
root@patagonia=> yum info rdesktop.i386
Available Packages
Name       : rdesktop
Arch       : i386
Version    : 1.6.0
Release    : 1.fc9
Size       : 147 k
Repo       : blag
Summary    : X client for remote desktop into Windows Terminal Server
URL        : http://www.rdesktop.org/
License    : GPL
Description: rdesktop is an open source client for Windows NT Terminal Server
           : and Windows 2000 & 2003 Terminal Services, capable of natively
           : speaking Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in order to present the
           : user's NT desktop. Unlike Citrix ICA, no server extensions are
           : required.




Finally, to install, do the following:


Code:
root@patagonia=> yum install rdesktop
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package rdesktop.i386 0:1.6.0-1.fc9 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

================================================================================
 Package            Arch           Version               Repository       Size 
================================================================================
Installing:
 rdesktop           i386           1.6.0-1.fc9           blag             147 k


Transaction Summary
================================================================================
Install      1 Package(s)         
Update       0 Package(s)         
Remove       0 Package(s)         


Total download size: 147 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
rdesktop-1.6.0-1.fc9.i386.rpm                            | 147 kB     00:00     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing     : rdesktop                                          [1/1] 


Installed: rdesktop.i386 0:1.6.0-1.fc9
Complete!







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