Using Ubuntu's "Terminal Server Client" is a great tool for anybody that needs to use VNC or RDP to work on remote machines. It is a nice interface, and has a handy "quick connect" feature that allows you to rapidly connect to a pre-saved server.
I use it extensively to remote control various Windows servers on my work network.
The problem for me has been that clipboard copying and pasting has not worked for me using this tool.
After some digging I found that by editing my rdp files in ~\.tsclient\ and changing the protocol line to:
would get the clipboard working on my quick connect entries.
This only works on RDP connections, obviously not VNC ones, but it is very handy.