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Top 23 remote-desktop Open-Source Projects

  • rustdesk

    Yet another remote desktop software

    Project mention: Tauri or Flutter v3 for a Rust desktop app? | | 2022-05-16
  • mRemoteNG

    mRemoteNG is the next generation of mRemote, open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

    Project mention: Good „MRemoteNG“ alternatives? | | 2022-04-19
  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • FreeRDP

    FreeRDP is a free remote desktop protocol library and clients

    Project mention: Windows, a dying breed for end-users? | | 2022-05-13

    RemoteApp does that with any RDP client that supports the extension, with any Windows Server or Windows 7 Ultimate as the server.

  • Quasar

    Remote Administration Tool for Windows (by quasar)

    Project mention: I said this as a joke and man went twitter mode | | 2022-01-28

    Where I read it:

  • xrdp

    xrdp: an open source RDP server

    Project mention: Problem with XRDP on Fedora. Xvnc says "Couldn't add screen" | | 2022-04-30

    Here's me contacting the developer:

  • Weylus

    Use your tablet as graphic tablet/touch screen on your computer.

    Project mention: Weylus - Use your tablet as graphic tablet/touch screen on your computer. | | 2022-05-06
  • NETworkManager

    A powerful tool for managing networks and troubleshoot network problems!

    Project mention: Share your greatest free tools | | 2022-04-17
  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • neko

    A self hosted virtual browser that runs in docker and uses WebRTC. (by m1k1o)

    Project mention: Looking for a option to watch videos with my gf (remote) | | 2022-05-14
  • Myrtille

    A native HTML4 / HTML5 Remote Desktop Protocol and SSH client

    Project mention: Alternative to Guacamole | | 2022-03-03

    Myrtille does a nice job of that.

  • remoteapptool

    Create and manage RemoteApps hosted on Windows 7, 8, 10, XP and Server. Generate RDP and MSI files for clients.

    Project mention: RemoteApp Win7 using FreeRDP and KVM/QEMU on same laptop; Connectivity Help? | | 2021-12-02

    If you are going for Win7 Enterprise there is an opensource proggy to help with getting RemoteApp setup:

  • p2p

    🖥️ P2P Remote Desktop - Portable, No Configuration or Installation Needed.

    Project mention: Let's advise each other on the most efficient remote PC access software. Drop your recommendations. Do not shill; provide a reason for your choice. | | 2022-03-30

    RDPwrap plus Remote Desktop P2P

  • tacticalrmm

    A remote monitoring & management tool, built with Django, Vue and Go.

    Project mention: Looking for a Self-hosted Patch Management tool | | 2022-05-12

    You can give TacticalRMM a try.

  • rdesktop

    🚨 rdesktop is in need of a new maintainter. Please see the home page for more details. 🚨

    Project mention: RDP Clients for Debian: An incomplete review | | 2022-03-15

    rdesktop lost its maintainer[1] 2 years ago, and it looks like it just recently started having activity[2] again.

    I run xfreerdp nightly builds for everything, and I rarely have issues, might be worth looking into for your crashing issue.



  • aspia

    Remote desktop and file transfer tool.

    Project mention: rustdesk/rustdesk: Yet another remote desktop software | | 2021-06-16

    If you are looking for a full open-source solution with open-source self-host server, try out, though not very polished

  • ipban

    For over 11 years, IPBan is the worlds most trusted security software to block hackers and botnets. With both Windows and Linux support, IPBan has your dedicated or cloud server protected. Upgrade to IPBan Pro today and get a 50% discount. Learn more at ↓

    Project mention: Automatically ban at signs of bruteforce/botnet attacks w/ known attackers lists | | 2022-01-08
  • libvncserver

    LibVNCServer/LibVNCClient are cross-platform C libraries that allow you to easily implement VNC server or client functionality in your program.

  • rustdesk-server

    RustDesk Server Program

    Project mention: One-time-fee remote access software? | | 2022-01-10

    Hi, I'm not a sysadmin or in IT. I'm just a guy with a server that I'd like to be able to control remotely on my local network. I don't want to use a server connected to the internet. Ideally I'd be able to control it from my phone, too. VNC is incredibly slow, and Rustdesk won't let me buy a license because they're going to release a new version (wtf?)

  • xpra

    Persistent remote applications for X11; screen sharing for X11, MacOS and MSWindows.

    Project mention: Abcdesktop – a cloud native desktopless system | | 2022-04-25
  • PRemoteM

    Personal Remote Manager

    Project mention: RDP Launcher | | 2022-05-04

    There is anything simular as the premotem rdp launcher for Linux? I like it to Type ALT+M to directly search for my rdp servername. I can press enter and ready. I think this is the only reason i’am Not ready to change to linux. Remmina and something simular Looks old as mremoteng and Must be in foreground to use.

  • docker-wine

    Docker image that includes Wine and Winetricks for running Windows applications on Linux and macOS

    Project mention: is there a docker alternative for x applications | | 2022-02-12
  • greenfield

    HTML5 Wayland compositor :seedling:

    Project mention: I just learned about a new project called greenfield. We can probably use it to run computer games on android once it is more polished. | | 2022-03-29
  • wayvnc

    A VNC server for wlroots based Wayland compositors

    Project mention: Using a Linux phone as a secondary monitor | | 2022-05-17

    I actually achieved the same, with benefits.

    The hack is here:

  • iap-desktop

    IAP Desktop is a Windows application that provides zero-trust Remote Desktop and SSH access to Linux and Windows VMs on Google Cloud.

    Project mention: Hacker News top posts: Sep 7, 2021 | | 2021-09-07

    Zero-Trust RDP and SSH Access to VMs on Google Cloud\ (64 comments)

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-05-17.

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What are some of the best open-source remote-desktop projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 rustdesk 17,246
2 mRemoteNG 6,369
3 FreeRDP 6,359
4 Quasar 5,419
5 xrdp 3,786
6 Weylus 3,172
7 NETworkManager 2,849
8 neko 1,836
9 Myrtille 1,327
10 remoteapptool 1,162
11 p2p 1,091
12 tacticalrmm 1,056
13 rdesktop 1,054
14 aspia 1,032
15 ipban 915
16 libvncserver 830
17 rustdesk-server 639
18 xpra 571
19 PRemoteM 517
20 docker-wine 514
21 greenfield 508
22 wayvnc 446
23 iap-desktop 444
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