A taste of Guacamole on Linux

Posted by linuxaria on Jan 19, 2013 10:44 AM EDT
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This is a new and interesting project that could be really useful both for companies that for private users, Guacamole is an HTML5 remote desktop gateway that provides access to desktop environments using remote desktop protocols like VNC and RDP. A centralized server acts as a tunnel and proxy, allowing access to multiple desktops through a web browser.

Be aware that Guacamole is only a remote desktop gateway, and cannot access your desktop’s display without a remote desktop server of some kind to connect to. Guacamole does not contain its own VNC or RDP server, it’s a java based program so it’s distributed as a .war package.

The client requires nothing more than a web browser supporting HTML5 and AJAX.

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