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  1. Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+, aiming to be useful for system administrators and travellers, who need to work with lots of remote computers in front of either large monitors or tiny netbooks.

    GUI Control, fedora to fedora about 12 days ago

    You can use RDP, it's already installed in Fedora. (Assuming Gnome/Wayland), you go to Settings > Sharing, and enable Remote Desktop. It'll generate a new password for access by default. I only use with MS Remote Desktop from a Mac, but I think people generally like Remmina as a client.
  2. A VNC/SSH Client for the GNOME Desktop

  3. TigerVNC is an advanced VNC implementation. It is based on the fourth generation of VNC.

    Install and Configure VNC on Ubuntu 20.04 about 6 months ago

    Create a file called config and add one option each line if you need to give the VNC server more choices. Here's an illustration: Edit ~/.vnc/config.
  4. TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds.

  5. RealVNC is a remote accessing and controlling software for desktop PC that provides the users with the tools of remotely accessing and controlling their desktop or mobile from other desktop or mobile operating system.

  6. Get to your desktop at the speed of light. NoMachine is the fastest remote desktop you have ever tried. Control any computer in the world and start working on it as if it was right in front of you. Free for individual use.

    Are you even "supposed" to Remote Desktop to Linux? Linux RDP... about 6 months ago:

    We screwed around with various solutions, but I can't say enough great things about
  7. KRDC is the KDE Remote Desktop Client.

    Does KDE have a good QT remote desktop app about about 2 months ago:

    See [KRDC]( . Not sure about the h264 support though.
  8. Get X2Go. Installing X2Go (client/server). Download X2Go Client (Windows installer (XP and Later), OS X 10. 9 and higher DMG, OS X 10. 10 and higher DMG or macOS 10.

  9. The easy way to remotely connect with your home or work computer, or share your screen with others.

    Chrome Remote Desktop missing clipboard and file transfer... about about 12 hours ago

    2.) Under chrome settings > site settings > clipboard I have enabled both clipboard and insecure content (recommended by another post) for sites and
  10. XWF

    X11 Window Forwarding

    This hasn't been added to SaaSHub yet

  11. multi-platform screen and application forwarding system

    It’s 2022, what good alternatives for Remote Desktop exists... about 6 months ago It has hardware acceleration (h264 encoding/decoding) for high framerates.
  12. Access your computers from anywhere. Because the Guacamole client is an HTML5 web application, use of your computers is not tied to any one device or location. As long as you have access to a web browser, you have access to your machines.

    Dell T320 vs T620 Idle Power about 1 day ago:

    Teleport is for remote access; I travel quite a bit for work and like to have SSH/RDP/kube access back to my homelab when I travel. It's a bit of a pain to configure, though. I'd recommend something like Apache Guacamole if that's something you're interested in doing.
  13. TightVNC - VNC-Compatible Remote Control / Remote Desktop Software. Download TightVNCDownload TightVNC 1. 3. 10 - TightVNC Server - F. A. Read more about TightVNC.

  14. AnyDesk is the world's most comfortable remote desktop application. Access all your programs, documents and files from anywhere, without having to entrust your data to a cloud service.

    too smart to get played about 19 days ago

    I'd think so. There are services out there that do that kind of thing for you. Anydesk is one.
  15. Zoho Assist is a remote support and remote access software crafted for SMBs. Try it free today to know how it matches your exact support requirements.

    freemium $10.0 / Monthly

    Remote Support Client for 100 devices or so about 10 days ago:

    You can start your trial right now from and decide for yourself. -RC.
  16. Enterprise remote support solution for system administrators

  17. DWService offers a service that allows access to remote systems using a standard web browser.

    Virtual screen about 4 months ago

    Use dwservice ( It is free and works even when no monitor is connected.
  18. eHorus is one of the best remote desktop management system that make the IT administrators able to manage all those PCs that are located at another place.

    DWService vs eHorus for Remote Desktop about about 2 months ago

    I found the last comments about from a few years ago, and I can't find anything about eHorus Does anyone know both of these tools and can rate them?
  19. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote, an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

    Best Remote Desktop Software? about about 1 month ago:

    If you have direct connection or VPN connection try using mRemoteNG Https://
  20. FreeRDP is a free remote desktop protocol client.

  21. rdesktop is a free and open source remote desktop protocol client designed to make the users able to manage their PCs in a new way.

  22. An open source remote desktop protocol (rdp) server

    Remotely access Ubuntu from Window about about 1 month ago

    XRDP? Xrdp provides a graphical login to remote machines using RDP (Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol). Xrdp accepts connections from variety of RDP clients: FreeRDP, rdesktop, NeutrinoRDP and Microsoft Remote Desktop Client (for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android).
  23. FNX


    This hasn't been added to SaaSHub yet