Pushbullet Alternatives for Linux

    Pushbullet is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is KDE Connect, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Pushbullet and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Pushbullet are GSConnect (Free, Open Source), Gotify (Free, Open Source), EasyJoin (Freemium) and FileCast (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021

    1. KDE Connect is a project that aims to communicate all your devices. For example, with KDE Connect you can receive your phone notifications on your computer, or just use your phone as a remote control for your desktop.
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      KDE Connect vs Pushbullet opinions
      Most users think KDE Connect is a great alternative to Pushbullet.
      mirage Opensource, has more features, free.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    2. GSConnect is a complete implementation of KDE Connect especially for GNOME Shell with Nautilus, Chrome and Firefox integration. It does not rely on the KDE Connect desktop application and will not work with it installed.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Self-Hosted
      Gotify is a service for sending (via a REST-API) and receiving (via browser/android app) push notifications.
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    3. Share files, folders, messages, links, notifications and clipboard. You can do much more with the PRO version. • Easily connect your devices using only your local network and only when you need it over the Internet.
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    4. Everyday problem: a file needs to be copied from a desktop computer to a mobile device (or another desktop computer somewhere on the internet).

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2015



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      Android SMS Gate. Allows you to manage SMS and Share links between browser and mobile device. Automated(?) last update message unfortunately wrong. Looks like last merge into main codebase on Gitlab was 3 weeks ago; app still actively developed.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      Light and fast applications for notifications mirroring between devices.
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      Desktop Notifications vs Pushbullet opinions
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      No longer supports Firefox and it's VERY limited compared Pushbullet.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      Progressiv Web App that allow you to register many devices linked to one Google account and push them link. It is free & OSS, use Firebase services with correct security. Desktop & Android
      Code on GitHub https://github.com/HugoGresse/DeviceConsole.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Android
      DeskCon integrates your Android Device in the Desktop. Receive Notifications, Files and Commands from your mobile Device on your Desktop PC. The Data is send over a secure TLS Connection. The Connection is encrypted and authenticated with self-signed Certificates (RSA-2048 PK).

      Discontinued

      The project was no longer developed after the main maintainer, Andreas Wilhelm, passed away. The Android app, v0.3, released in June 2014, is still available on Google Play Store and the sourcecode is on GitHub

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    5. 1. Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse Emulator: across makes a Bluetooth equipped PC or Mac work as a standard Bluetooth keyboard/mouse combo.
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