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MobaXterm Alternatives for Linux

MobaXterm is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Remmina, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to MobaXterm and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MobaXterm are Terminator, Tabby Terminal, Hyper and GNOME Terminal.

MobaXterm alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Remote Desktop Tools or Shells. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MobaXterm.
This page was last updated May 6, 2022
MobaXterm
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal app that brings the advanced features of a Unix-like command-line to Windows. It takes...

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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.

    Most users think Remmina is a great alternative to MobaXterm.
  2. Terminator enables the user to run and manage multiple terminal emulators side-by-side in the same window. The main focus is arranging terminals in a grid. (Tabs is the most common default method, which Terminator also supports.

    Terminator vs MobaXterm opinions
    Some users think Terminator is a great alternative to MobaXterm, some don't.
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    This is a terminal emulator. Moba is an ssh, rdp, telnet, xdmcp, vnc, etc client.

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  3. Tabby is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections.

  4. Hyper™ is a beautiful and extensible, cross-platform terminal built on open web standards. It provides an elegant command-line experience that is consistent across all supported platforms which includes macOS, Windows and various Linux distributions like Fedora and Debian.

    Hyper vs MobaXterm opinions
    Some users think Hyper is a great alternative to MobaXterm, some don't.

    Hyper is just a terminal. No file manager, port forwarding or session management (X11, VNC, etc..)

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  5. GNOME Terminal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment written by Havoc Pennington and others. Terminal emulators allow users to execute commands using a real UNIX shell while remaining on their graphical desktop.[



  6. Alacritty

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Alacritty is a blazing fast, GPU accelerated terminal emulator. It’s written in Rust and uses OpenGL for rendering to be the fastest terminal emulator available. Alacritty is available on GitHub in source form.

  7. Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome (in the style of Yakuake for KDE, Tilda or the terminal used in Quake). Guake is already package by a number of distribution (among them are Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu or ArchLinux).

  8. Konsole

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Konsole is a terminal to run a command shell. It provides a command line interface for directly controlling your computer.

  9. Yakuake is a drop-down (Quake-style) terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology. Its design was inspired from consoles in computer games such as Quake which slide down from the top of the screen when a key is pressed, and slide back up when the key is pressed again.

  10. Tilix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Tilix is a tiling terminal emulator which uses the VTE GTK+ 3 widget with the following features:

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