Open Source Remote Desktop Manager Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Remote Desktop Manager is mRemoteNG, which is both free and Open Source. 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 (Free, Open Source), Konsole (Free, Open Source), ConnectBot (Free, Open Source) and Asbru Connection Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager. It allows you to view all of your remote connections in a simple yet powerful tabbed interface.
      mRemoteNG vs Remote Desktop Manager opinions
      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.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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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.
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    3. Konsole is a terminal to run a command shell. It provides a command line interface for directly controlling your computer.
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    4. 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.
    5. Ásbrú Connection Manager is a user interface that helps organizing remote terminal sessions and automating repetitive tasks.
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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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. sakura is a terminal emulator based on GTK and VTE. It's a terminal emulator with few dependencies, so you don't need a full GNOME desktop installed to have a decent terminal emulator.
    9. Multi protocol remote client: RDP, SSH, FTP, SFTP, AWS S3, Azure File, VNC.
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