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Im using Remotedesktop Client 0.23 on Linux Mint. When im trying to connect to a windows server, I get the following error: Disconnect: No valid license available

I know that I'm supposed to delete a file, but I can't find it.

Anyone who can help me?

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Are you sure there isn't actually a licensing issue with your Windows Server or Terminal Services setup? –  derobert Jun 2 at 20:30
    
@derobert: Can it be something wrong with the licensing on the windows server? What do you mean with Terminal Service setup? It has worked before. –  user500468 Jun 2 at 20:37
    
When I Google for that error message, I get a lot of results saying that its from not having Terminal Services licensing (on the Windows Server) properly configured: accidentally using 120-day temporary licenses, not being in per-connection mode, etc. –  derobert Jun 2 at 20:39
    
@derobert: So the problem is on the windows server? What is Terminal Services? –  user500468 Jun 2 at 20:41
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This question appears to be off-topic because it is about Windows licensing. –  jasonwryan Jun 2 at 20:42

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I would also take a look at using xfreerdp as a client instead, we use it with Window's license server and it work fine. Also I found this thread which discusses the problem, titled: rdesktop 'disconnect: No valid license available.

There was a tip in that thread to try this as a potential workaround with rdesktop.

this is a workaround i've just seen that if you know the hostname's owner of a valid MS license (CAL temp license) you can use it this way:

  $ rdesktop -n 'hostname' serverhostname 
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