11 Best Tools to Access Remote Linux Desktop
Danie van der Merwe · news.movim.eu / gadgeteerza-tech-blog · Wednesday, 9 February - 17:09
Accessing a remote desktop computer is made possible by the remote desktop protocol (RDP), a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft. It gives a user a graphical interface to connect to another/remote computer over a network connection. FreeRDP is a free implementation of the RDP.
RDP works in a client/server model, where the remote computer must have RDP server software installed and running, and a user employs RDP client software to connect to it, to manage the remote desktop computer. In this article, they share a list of software (not all open source) for accessing a remote Linux desktop: the list starts off with VNC applications.
VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is a server-client protocol that allows user accounts to remotely connect and control a distant system by using the resources provided by the Graphical User Interface (GUI).