Open Source mRemoteNG Alternatives for Linux

    mRemoteNG 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 mRemoteNG and many of them is available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to mRemoteNG are DWService (Free, Open Source), NoMachine (Freemium), Tabby (Free, Open Source) and Remotely (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    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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      Remmina vs mRemoteNG opinions
      Most users think Remmina is a great alternative to mRemoteNG.
      Imo the best alternative to mRemoteNG so far is only Linux/BSD.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Remmina has always been my go to application for RDP on Linux and led me to find something better in Windows i.e. mRemoteNG.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    2. DWService is an open source project which offers a service that allows access to remote systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, Raspberry...) using a standard web browser - without any component required on the client side.
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    3. Tabby is an Electron-based terminal app that works across Windows, Mac and Linux while also supporting Windows shells including Powerfull and git-bash on Windows.
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      Tabby vs mRemoteNG opinions
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      It's not a remote connetions manager with multiprotocol.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    4. Remotely is a free and open-source remote desktop, remote scripting, and rich auto-complete to maximize your IT support efficiency. Remote Desktop
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    5. PAC is a Perl/GTK Gnome replacement for SecureCRT/Putty/etc... It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections: users, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, macros, etc. Unique Linux application to impletement almost every SecureCRT's functionality.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 4.5.5.7, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      PAC Manager vs mRemoteNG opinions
      Most users think PAC Manager is a great alternative to mRemoteNG.
      Much like mRemoteNG, it integrates not just console connections like Telnet or SSH, but also VNC and RDP connections. It also let's you group and organize connections with folders.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    6. Ásbrú Connection Manager is a user interface that helps organizing remote terminal sessions and automating repetitive tasks.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A VNC/SSH Client for the GNOME Desktop - You can connect to several machines at the same time with tabs - You can keep track of your most used connections with favorites - You can keep track of your recently used connections through GtkRecent - You can browse your...
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    7. Dayon! is a user friendly, open-source, cross-platform solution, that allows controlling of remote computers. It can be used as free alternative to various commercial remote desktop and remote assistance products.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      rdesktop is an open source client for Windows Terminal Services, capable of natively speaking Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in order to present the users Windows desktop.

      Discontinued

      In November of 2019, Pierre Ossman of Cendio AB announced that his company will no longer be maintaining this project. They are currently seeking maintainers.

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