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How To Install Remmina Desktop Client on Manjaro 21

Install Remmina Desktop Client on Manjaro 21

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Remmina Desktop Client on Manjaro 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Remmina is a free and open-source remote desktop client that allows users to access remote machines from a distance. It supports the following protocols X2Go, RDP, SSH, SPICE, and VNC.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Remmina remote desktop client on a Manjaro 21.


  • A server or desktop running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro 21 or Arch Linux-based.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Remmina Desktop Client on Manjaro 21

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu

Step 2. Installing Remmina Desktop Client on Manjaro 21.

By default, Remmina is not available on the Manjaro 21 base repository. First, need to have snap installed on our system:

sudo pacman -S snapd
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

After enabling snap to your Manjaro system, now run the following command below to install the Remmina desktop client using the Snap package manager:

sudo snap install remmina

Step 3. Accessing Remmina Desktop Client on Manjaro Linux.

Once successfully installed, use the start menu and search for “Remmina” to start the remote desktop client or simply start it from the command line:


Install Remmina Desktop Client on Manjaro 21

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Remmina. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Remmina remote desktop client on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Remmina website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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