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Open Source Remote Desktop Manager Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Remote Desktop Manager is mRemoteNG. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Remote Desktop Manager and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Remote Desktop Manager are Terminator, Konsole, ConnectBot and Asbru Connection Manager.

Remote Desktop Manager alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Remote Desktop Tools or SSH Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Remote Desktop Manager.
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  1. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

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    Almost everyone thinks mRemoteNG is a great alternative to Remote Desktop Manager.

    A very nice set of configurable properties are available, that make this a nice alternative to other remote desktop managers.

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  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 is running Vim, Bash, and Python side by side.


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    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.

    Konsole supports multiple tabs per windows.
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    ConnectBot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    ConnectBot is a Secure Shell client for the Android platform. Its ultimate goal is to create a secure connection through which you can use a shell on a remote machine and transfer files back and forth to your phone.

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  5. Ásbrú Connection Manager is a user interface that helps organizing remote terminal sessions and automating repetitive tasks.

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    Vinagre

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A VNC/SSH Client for the GNOME Desktop.

    Vinagre connected to a windows machine
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    XwRemote

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Multi protocol remote client: RDP, SSH, FTP, SFTP, AWS S3, Azure File, VNC.

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    Blink Shell

    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Blink Shell is the professional, desktop-grade terminal emulator for iOS. It's a full-featured and highly configurable open-source terminal that can be compiled from the source at GitHub or purchased as a pre-compiled app from the App Store to support the developers.

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    Remote Connection Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Remote Connection Manager is a Windows application, which features remote client connectivity supporting different protocols. All this is packed using a handy dockable UI.

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  10. 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.

    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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