after trying grdesktop, vino and vinagre .. which all worked but you had to use one program for each protocol .. i was looking for something similar to

finding this blog entry showed me that there is a programme to do just what i wanted …

installing remmina as usual

sudo aptitude install remmina

and if you are missing the symbol in the systray you can install the following package …

sudo aptitude install remmina-gnome

to add it to the taskbar right-click on the taskbar, choose “Add to Panel…” and select “Remmina Remote Desktop Client Applet”