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    ThinLinc is described as 'A Linux remote desktop server built on open source technology' and is a Remote Desktop Tool in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 100 alternatives to ThinLinc for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or Remmina. Other great apps like ThinLinc are AnyDesk (Paid), Zoom (Freemium), DWService (Freemium) and TightVNC (Free Personal, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2022
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    A Linux remote desktop server built on open source technology.
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    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.
    2. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.


    3. Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.
    4. Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+. Remmina primarily targets system administrators and travelers that need to work with computers remotely in front of either large monitors or tiny netbooks.
    5. Cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, events, contact centers, VoIP cloud phones, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and on-site room systems.


    6. DWService is an half (only the client/agent) open source project which offers a service that allows access to remote systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, Raspberry...) using a standard web browser - without any component required on the client side.
    7. TightVNC is a free remote desktop application. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. X2Go is an open source remote desktop software for Linux that uses the NX technology protocol.
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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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