Remote Desktop using SSH

  • Open a Terminal window and run the following command:
    ssh -f -N -L 13389:[IP address/Hostname of your PC/Server]:3389 -l [Your User Name]
    -f - run SSH in background
    -N - disable remote command execution

For Linux users:

  • Run the following command:
    rdesktop localhost:13389 -f

    You might need to install the 'rdesktop' package.

For Mac users:

  • Open the Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac (Download from AppStore).
  • Select New Connection and type localhost:13389 in the "Computer" box.

Remote Desktop Server List