Linux Now Supports Chrome Remote Desktop (Beta Version)

Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop now has a version for Linux and other Linux-based systems. The Linux version is still in beta, but it now provides many new possibilities for Linux users.

Chrome Remote Desktop is an app that allows you to control actions on one computer, from another, as well as from tablets and smartphones. The Chrome Remote Desktop tool is successor of Teamviewer, which is, according to userss experience, much easier to use.

This service was previously available to Windows, Mac and Android users, but from now, Linux users will be able to control other devices with this program, as well.This means that you’ll be able to log on into a Windows PC, using a Linux system, or using Android phone or a Windows computer to access Linux system on the other computer.

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Installing and setting up the Chrome Remote Desktop app for Linux is a little bit more complicated than setting up the Windows version. Then, you have to make sure that you have Google Chrome or or Chromium web browsers installed, after that, you’ll have to visit the Chrome Web Store and install the Chrome Remote Desktop app.

After that, you’ll have to manually download and install the Debian package in order to create a virtual desktop environment.

You can visit Chrome Remote Desktop support page if you want to find more details about installing and using this software. You’ll find instructions under Set up Chrome Remote Desktop > Enable remote access > Linux (Beta).

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