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 most popular Linux alternative is Small Remmina iconRemmina, 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 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to mRemoteNG are Small DWService iconDWService (Free, Open Source), Small NoMachine iconNoMachine (Freemium), Small Terminus iconTerminus (Free, Open Source) and Small PAC Manager iconPAC Manager (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Aug 17, 2020

  • Open source and copyleft remote desktop client for Linux and BSD that supports plugins.
    Most users think this is great alternative to mRemoteNG.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    Gu
    Imo the best alternative to mRemoteNG so far is only Linux/BSD.

    Positive comment • more than a year ago

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    Gu
    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 • more than a year ago

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


  • Cross-platform, Electron-based terminal that works with Bash, Powershell, Cygwin and more.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    Gu
    It's not a remote connetions manager with multiprotocol.

    Negative comment • 4 months ago

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  • 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.
    Most users think this is great alternative to mRemoteNG.

    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.

    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
    Gu
    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 • more than a year ago

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  • xrdp provides a graphical login to remote machines using RDP (Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol).
    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
  • A user interface that helps organizing remote terminal sessions and automating repetitive tasks.
  • 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
    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
  • 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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    • Free • Open Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • 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.

    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
  • 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.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux