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).
non-root sudo useror 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:
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.