rdesktop is an open source software that enables you to connect and manage your remote Windows desktop from your Linux computer using RDP – Remote Desktop Protocol. Control remote Windows 10 desktops through RDP connections using rdesktop in Linux. rdesktop(1) - Linux man page. rdesktop currently runs on most UNIX based platforms with the X Window System. Remmina shows menus I don't use and get space from my screen. Remote Desktop from a Linux Computer with RDesktop.