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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!

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 5.1.2

Aug 26, 2019

  • fiber_newRemote reboot:
    Added remote reboot support.
  • fiber_newCommand line:
    Added more options to the command line interface.
  • bug_reportSearch in filebrowser:
    Fixed searching by typing in the filebrowser.
  • bug_reportAudio device:
    Fixed a bug that prevented from selecting a different audio device.
  • bug_reportBugfixes:
    Fixed some minor bugs.
Version 5.1.1

Jun 13, 2019

  • bug_reportBugfixes:
    Fixed some minor bugs.
Version 5.1.0

Jun 7, 2019

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

Apr 24, 2019

  • fiber_newFile Transfer:
    GUI implementation for transferring files between clients.
  • fiber_newAuto-discovery:
    Allows other AnyDesk clients to find you.
  • fiber_newSecurity:
    TCP Tunneling.
  • bug_reportBugfixes:
    Fixed lots of old and new bugs increasing stability, usability and performance.
  • autorenewIcons:
    Updated icons.
Version 4.0.1

Nov 9, 2018

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

Aug 14, 2018

  • fiber_newAddress Book:
    Added address book to AnyDesk linux.
  • fiber_newSession Comments:
    Allow user to add a note after a session ended.
  • fiber_newSession recording and playback:
    Allow user to record and playback sessions.
  • fiber_newMany small features:
    Added many small features and improvement to features that were already present in the Windows version.
  • bug_reportMany Bugfixes:
    Fixed a lot of special cases that sometimes caused AnyDesk to not work correctly.
Version 2.9.9

Jul 30, 2018

  • bug_reportGUI restored:
    Statusbar for active sessions restored.
Version 2.9.8

Jul 26, 2018

  • bug_reportGlobal Settings fixed:
    Fixed a bug that spawned the global settings in a manner that passwords would be written to the wrong config file. Thus it was not possible to change the unattended PW in some cases
  • bug_reportCrash resolved:
    Resolved issue with a crash by entering an invalid ID.
  • bug_reportCommand Line:
    Fixed connect via command line.
  • bug_reportAssign ID fixed:
    Resolved AnyDesk assigning a new ID when starting a local service after global was installed.
  • bug_reportSettings behaviour restored:
    Global settings where not displayed on Linux Mint.
Version 2.9.7

Jul 17, 2018

  • fiber_newImproved login:
    Added connect to login screen feature for APT based distributions (only for X11).
  • fiber_newImproved settings:
    Added privacy settings to be on-par with the Windows port.
  • fiber_newDefault paths adjusted:
    Changed default path of the chatlog to Documents folder. Changed default path for the screenshots to Pictures folder. Changed default path for file downloads to Downloads folder.
  • fiber_newAdded settings:
    Added chatlog and screenshot path settings
  • fiber_newChoose Alias added:
    Added choose alias panel. The user can now choose an alias like in the Windows port.
  • fiber_newContext menu for ID added:
    Added context menu to address (Copy invitation, Copy adress, claim alias, etc)
  • fiber_newEnable global settings:
    Added gksu and polkit functionality to enable the global settings.
  • fiber_newChat behavior feature added:
    Added bring to top on chat option.
  • bug_reportFixed Tree View:
    Fixed a bug in the TreeView that could lead to undefined behaviour.
  • bug_reportFixed directory issue:
    Fixed reading the /proc directory for Ubuntu based distributions.
  • bug_reportFixed config file issue:
    Fixed service file for Ubuntu based distributions.
  • fiber_newImproved file transfer:
    Fixed file transfer issue with files containing spaces in the filename. resolved a bug that could crash AnyDesk during a file transfer if some special characters were in the filename.
  • bug_reportImproved switch sides:
    Fixed an issue that prevented the switch sides feature from working.
  • bug_reportImproved stability:
    Resolved a bug that could crash the tray icon. Fixed the settings window not updating correctly.
  • bug_reportResolved settings problem:
    Fixed a bug that could crash the audio settings.
  • fiber_newClean up:
    Removed unneccessary dependencies from the debian package.
  • bug_reportDeployment:
    Fixed the command line interface.
  • bug_reportCustomize AnyDesk:
    Resolved a bug that prevented the custom logo from beeing shown.
  • bug_reportResolved autostart issue:
    Fixed the control process not autostarting in global mode.
Version 2.9.6

Jun 14, 2018

  • bug_reportTerminal Server:
    Fixed connections to Windows Terminal Server.
  • bug_reportCrash resolved:
    Fixed a problem which could lead to a crash of AnyDesk after running for several days.
  • bug_reportPermission issue resolved:
    Fixed a crash when revoking control permissions.
  • autorenewDesign Improvement:
    Updated Logo/Design.
Version 2.9.5

Sep 14, 2017

  • bug_reportFixed Concurrent AnyDesk Sessions:
    Fixed a problem that caused sending actions to the first session.
  • bug_reportKeyboard Fixes:
    Fixed some issues with the keyboard.
  • bug_reportFixed Hotkey Transmission:
    Fixed transmission of hotkeys like Alt+F2 to other Linuxes.
  • bug_reportFixed Fullscreen Session Closure:
    Fixed that AnyDesk was left in fullscreen mode when the session was closed.
Version 2.9.4

Jul 21, 2017

  • autorenewImproved Notifications:
    Improved the notification mechanism of the chat so the user will get better notifications of a chat messages.
  • bug_reportChat Window Fixes:
    Fixed weird behaviour of the chat window on some desktop environments (e.g. XFCE4).
  • bug_reportFile Transfer Fixes:
    Fixed a small issue where files were not transmitted correctly.
Version 2.9.3

Jun 16, 2017

  • bug_reportFixed Filetransfer Crash:
    Fixed a crash when using the backend filetransfer.

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