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Discover AnyDesk - The Linux Remote Desktop App

AnyDesk provides powerful Linux-based connectivity for smooth and seamless remote access to any computer. Whether as an individual, or as a professional organization offering remote support to customers, AnyDesk is made for easy operation and solid remote connectivity.

AnyDesk remote control for Linux desktops ensures uninterrupted connections to any Linux based operating system. Ideal for Ubuntu users, AnyDesk’s solution for Linux remote access is built for stable operation and allows you to access remote desktops in Linux from Windows, Mac, and other Linux based systems. Enjoy simple and user-friendly set up and administration tools. Download AnyDesk for free as a private user!

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Stability, Performance, Security - The AnyDesk Remote Desktop for Linux

Featuring high frame rates, low latency, and optimal bandwidth efficiency, AnyDesk remote desktop for Linux features our innovative DeskRT codec, ensuring all tasks can be performed with near-instant response times and superb bandwidth efficiency. Our remote desktop manager for Linux provides cutting-edge technologies for any application.

The AnyDesk Linux remote desktop ensures your connections are always safe through banking-standard TLS 1.2 encryption and RSA 2048 asymmetric key exchange encryption. AnyDesk also offers full support for your own networking solutions, giving you the opportunity to use our Linux remote access tools without connecting to the internet.

Designed for Linux

The AnyDesk Linux remote desktop works with a huge range of Linux distributions including Ubuntu, Red Hat, openSUSE, and Fedora. A generic Linux version is also available for other custom systems in either 32-bit or 64-bit.

Fast Download

AnyDesk remote desktop for Linux keeps file sizes small, so downloads are fast. Choose your Linux distribution and follow the package manager for a quick and easy install.

Always Updated

Updates are always free, whatever type of license you own, and all program versions remain compatible with one another.

Version 6.0.1

Aug 25, 2020

  • Capture settings panel:
    Allows disabling the XDamage extension if you have issues with screen artifacts (warning: may impact performance).
  • Improved iOS support:
    Support for improved connections to iOS devices.
  • Fixed deadlock:
    Fixed a potential deadlock at the beginning of a session, resulting in the 'Waiting for Image' message to never disappear.
Version 6.0.0

Jul 28, 2020

  • Two-Factor Authentication:
    When enabled, an additional dialog will be shown after authentication by password or token, requesting a time-based one-time password provided by a third device. This feature requires an app supporting TOTP.
  • Wake-on-Lan:
    When enabled, devices running AnyDesk that are currently in sleep mode can be woken up by other AnyDesk devices in the same local network.
  • Security improvement:
    AnyDesk now supports Perfect Forward Secrecy to strengthen its already strong security for data transfer.
  • Improved Dark Themes support:
    AnyDesk now supports Dark Themes by defaulting to Adwaita Theme.
  • Premium dialog shown even on paid licenses:
    Fixed Open Address Book on Startup feature showing the premium dialog even on paid licenses.
  • Keyboard layout on Fedora 31:
    Fixed keyboard layout change on Fedora 31.
  • Bugfixes:
    Fixed a couple of small bugs.
Version 5.5.6

May 8, 2020

  • Bugfix:
    Fixed Debian package dependencies to allow installation on Debian Bullseye.
Version 5.5.5

Apr 20, 2020

  • Start/Stop of session recording:
    It is now possible to start/stop recording during the active session.
  • Discovery feature security:
    Significantly improved security of Discovery feature.
  • Bugfixes:
    Fixed online states. Fixed a deadlock in the frontend.
Version 5.5.4

Feb 25, 2020

  • Bugfix:
    Fixed a bug that might cause 32bit versions to fail.
Version 5.5.3

Feb 21, 2020

  • Security hardening:
    Hardened Linux/FreeBSD/RPi via FULL RELRO.
  • Bugfix:
    Fixed a security vulnerability.
Version 5.5.2

Feb 17, 2020

  • New option when session ends:
    Added lock account on session end feature.
  • Usability improvements:
    Improved minor GUI details. Refactored X11 code to put much less load on X Server. Fixed primary monitor not beeing selected on session start.
  • Crash bugfix:
    Fixed privacy/input blocking crashing certain versions of i915 driver.
  • Minor bugfixes:
    Several minor bugs have been fixed.
Version 5.5.1

Dec 3, 2019

  • New Privacy feature indicator:
    Added Privacy indicator into the statusbar to always reflect the current privacy status.
  • New Privacy feature security settings:
    Added unattended access privileges in the security settings which can override the standard permissions if connected via unattended access.
  • Minor bugfixes:
    Several minor bugs have been fixed.
Version 5.5.0

Nov 18, 2019

  • VPN connection:
    With this mode two PCs can be put into a private network over a secured connection
  • Android compatibility:
    Added transmission of Android special keys
Version 5.4.1

Oct 31, 2019

  • Bugfixes:
    Fixed a couple of minor bugs.
Version 5.4.0

Oct 24, 2019

  • New feature:
    New Privacy feature added.
  • Wrong keyboard layout:
    Fixed a bug with wrong keyboard layout in some distributions and on some login screens.
  • Modifier keys:
    Fixed a bug that would release modifier keys after typing one character on certain configurations.
  • Bugfixes:
    Fixed couple of minor bugs.
Version 5.1.2

Aug 26, 2019

  • Remote reboot:
    Added remote reboot support.
  • Command line:
    Added more options to the command line interface.
  • Search in filebrowser:
    Fixed searching by typing in the filebrowser.
  • Audio device:
    Fixed a bug that prevented from selecting a different audio device.
  • Bugfixes:
    Fixed some minor bugs.
Version 5.1.1

Jun 13, 2019

  • Bugfixes:
    Fixed some minor bugs.
Version 5.1.0

Jun 7, 2019

  • Input blocker:
    Blocks input.
  • Auto Discovery:
    Added Settings..
  • Performance:
    Performance optimizations using modern SIMD instruction sets.
  • Fixed slow renderings on some machines.:
    Blocks input.
  • Bugfixes:
    Fixed lots of minor bugs increasing stability, usability and performance.
Version 5.0.0

Apr 24, 2019

  • File Transfer:
    GUI implementation for transferring files between clients.
  • Auto-discovery:
    Allows other AnyDesk clients to find you.
  • TCP Tunnels:
    New TCP Tunneling (or Port-Forwarding) feature has been added.
  • Bugfixes:
    Fixed lots of old and new bugs increasing stability, usability and performance.
  • Icons:
    Updated icons.
Version 4.0.1

Nov 9, 2018

  • Bugfix release:
    This version contains various bugfixes.
Version 4.0.0

Aug 14, 2018

  • Address Book:
    Added address book to AnyDesk linux.
  • Session Comments:
    Allow user to add a note after a session ended.
  • Session recording and playback:
    Allow user to record and playback sessions.
  • Many small features:
    Added many small features and improvement to features that were already present in the Windows version.
  • Many Bugfixes:
    Fixed a lot of special cases that sometimes caused AnyDesk to not work correctly.

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