pcAnywhere Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to pcAnywhere for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try TightVNC or NoMachine. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to pcAnywhere and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to pcAnywhere are AnyDesk (Free Personal), VNC Connect (Freemium), Zoho Assist (Freemium) and TigerVNC (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 17, 2020

    1. TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds. You can remote control the PC of your partner as if you were sitting right in front of it.
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    2. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.
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    3. TightVNC is a free remote control software package. 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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    4. NoMachine NX is an enterprise-class solution for secure remote access, desktop virtualization, and hosted desktop deployment built around the self-designed and self-developed NX suite of components.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      VNC is remote access and control software which allows you to view and fully interact with one computer desktop (the "VNC Connect") using a simple program (the "VNC viewer") on another computer desktop or mobile device anywhere on the Internet.
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    5. Support customers on a remote computer easily through web-based, on-demand remote support sessions. Set up unattended remote access and manage remote PCs, laptops, mobile devices, and servers effortlessly.
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    6. 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.
      • 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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    7. Aeroadmin - zero configuration and easy to use remote desktop software. Ready to use right after downloading. Remote control available within 30 seconds! Aeroadmin works behind NAT and connects computers in different LAN, firewall friendly.
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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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