List Of 7 Best Remote Desktop Tools In Linux

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In this article, we will list out the some of the popular remote desktop tools in Linux.

List Of 7 Best Remote Desktop Tools In Linux

1. TeamViewer

Team-viewer is one of the most popular and widely used remote desktop tool. It is cross platform application.  It is available for multiple platform like  Linux, Windows, Mac OS, Chrome OS, iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.

List Of 7 Best Tools to Access Remote Desktop In Linux


Download Teamviewer


2. Remmina

Remmina is free and open-source software. It is a remote desktop client written in GTK+. It supports multiple protocols like RDP, VNC, SPICE, NX, XDMCP, SSH and EXEC.


Download Remmina

3. RealVNC

RealVNC is a cross platform remote desktop sharing application.  It is free for home use while requires fee for professional use. Home subscription is limited to 5 remote computers only.

Download RealVNC

4. Apache Guacamole

Apache Guacamole is a free and open source remote desktop tool for Linux. Apache Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway and supports standard protocols like VNC, RDP, and SSH. Interestingly, It access your desktops via web browser that means no plugins or software is required. It is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

Download Apache Guacamole

5. NoMachine

NoMachine is another cross platform remote desktop accessing tool. It is available for multiple platforms. It is often called as a one of the fast remote desktop accessing software.

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Download NoMachine


XEDP is an open source remote desktop protocol server. It is based on FreeRDP and rdesktop. It is capable of  capable of accepting connections from rdesktop and ms terminal server clients.

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Download XRDP

7. TigerVNC


TigerVNC is a high-speed version of Virtual Network Computing based on the RealVNC 4 and code bases. TigerVNC started as a next-generation development effort for TightVNC on Unix and Linux platforms. It is cross platforms desktop accessing tool.

Download TigerVNC

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