X2Go Alternatives

    X2Go is described as 'open source remote desktop software for Linux that uses the NX technology protocol' and is a popular app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to X2Go for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, 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 DWService. Other great apps like X2Go are NoMachine (Freemium), MeshCentral (Free, Open Source), Remotely (Free, Open Source) and UltraViewer (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    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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      This alternative is disputed. TeamViewer is still a legitimate alternative to X2Go, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      x2go uses ssh to open sessions in remote pc
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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    2. Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.
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    3. DWService is an 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.
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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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    5. This is a full computer management web site. With MeshCentral, you can run your own web server to remotely manage and control computers on a local network or anywhere on the internet.
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    6. Remotely is a free and open-source remote desktop, remote scripting, and rich auto-complete to maximize your IT support efficiency. Remote Desktop
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    7. Computer Remote Control/Access Support software. UltraViewer help you remote control your partner's computer to support them like you're next to their screen.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Raspberry Pi
      • Docker
      For developers, screen sharing shouldn’t be optimized for low bandwidth or presenting some slides. It should be high definition, that you still can read the tiny font of your colleague. No more, “wait a minute, the stream isn’t updating”.
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      • 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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    8. MSP360 Remote Desktop is a software for remote control and desktop sharing. The solution is designed to quickly and securely access and control a remote desktop or server computer over the Internet.
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