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Open Source Apache Guacamole Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Apache Guacamole is Remmina. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Apache Guacamole and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Apache Guacamole are TightVNC, UltraVNC, RustDesk and MeshCentral.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted
  • Cloudron

Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. It supports standard protocols like VNC and RDP. We call it clientless...

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  1. Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+. Remmina primarily targets system administrators and travelers that need to work with computers remotely in front of either large monitors or tiny netbooks.

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  2. TightVNC is a free remote desktop application. With TightVNC, you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer.

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    This is a desktop VNC app. Guacamole's entire reason for existing is that it is within the browser.

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  3. UltraVNC is easy to use and free software that can display the screen of another computer (via the Internet or a local network) on your own screen. The program allows you to use your mouse and keyboard to control the other computer remotely.

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    UltraVNC is a desktop VNC app. Guacamole's entire reason for existing is that it is within the browser.

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  4. The open source alternative to TeamViewer and AnyDesk. Display and control your PC and Android devices from anywhere at anytime. Works out of the box, no configuration required. You have full control of your data, with no concerns about security.

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  5. This is a full computer management web site. With MeshCentral, you can run your own web server to remotely manage and control computers on a local network or anywhere on the internet.

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    TigerVNC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    TigerVNC is an advanced VNC implementation. It is based on the fourth generation of VNC. TigerVNC also includes features from the TightVNC and TurboVNC projects. This includes accelerated JPEG compression. TigerVNC supports the latest X.Org X server.

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    Guacamole can do VNC, RDP and SSH without any need to install software on the client side (beside a modern HTML5 enabled browser).

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    this is a desktop VNC app. Guacamole's entire reason for existing is that it is within the browser.

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    Remotely

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Remotely is a free and open-source remote desktop, remote scripting, and rich auto-complete to maximize your IT support efficiency.

    List of remote hosts that can be controlled (unattended or attended).
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    Xrdp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    xrdp provides a graphical login to remote machines using Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). xrdp accepts connections from a variety of RDP clients:

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    screego

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Docker

    For developers, screen sharing shouldn’t be optimized for low bandwidth or presenting some slides. It should be high definition, that you still can read the tiny font of your colleague. No more, “wait a minute, the stream isn’t updating”.

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  10. RPort is an all-in-one remote management suite. It manages Windows, Linux, desktops and servers, and any IoT device from one central console.

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