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remmina: Remmina the GTK+ Remote Desktop Client


remmina - Remmina the GTK+ Remote Desktop Client


remmina [-a|i|n|q|v ] [-c FILE ] [-e FILE ] [-p TABINDEX ] [-s SERVER ] [-t PROTOCOL ] [-x PLUGIN ] [--update-profile ] [--set-option OPTION[=VALUE] ] [--display DISPLAY ]


Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+, aiming to be useful for system administrators and travellers, who need to work with lots of remote computers in front of either large monitors or tiny netbooks. Remmina supports multiple network protocols in an integrated and consistent user interface. Currently RDP, VNC, SSH, SPICE, and WWW are supported. Lp Remmina is released in separated source packages: Lp
    "remmina", the main GTK+ application
    "remmina-plugins", a set of plugins Lp Remmina is free and open-source software, released under GNU GPL license.


${XDG_CONFIG_DIRS}/remmina.pref or ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/remmina/remmina.pref : Lp Remmina configuration files. Lp At the first Remmina execution the system wide Remmina configuration files, will be copied in the ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME} Lp ${XDG_DATA_DIRS}/FILE.remmina or ${XDG_DATA_HOME}/remmina/FILE.remmina : Lp Remmina profiles, the file name is autogenerated, but you can create manually your own files with the FILE name you prefer. It's possible to specify a custom profile name and location.


-h, -help
Show help options
Show about dialog
-c, -connect=FILE
Connect directly either to a desktop using options described in a file, or a supported URI (RDP, VNC, SSH or SPICE). The filetype can be ".remmina" or one supported by a plugin capable of importing files
-e, -edit=FILE
Open and edit desktop connection using options described by file, file type can be either .remmina or one supported by a file import capable plugin
-k, -kiosk
Start Remmina in kiosk mode (thin client)
-n, -new
Create a new connection profile
-p, -pref=TABINDEX
Show preferences dialog page
-x, -plugin=PLUGIN
Execute the plugin
-q, -quit
Quit the application
-s, -server=SERVER
Use default server name (for --new)
-t, -protocol=PROTOCOL
Use default protocol (for --new)
-i, -icon
Start as tray icon
-v, -version
Show the application's version
Modify connection profile, require also --set-option
--set-option OPTION[=VALUE]
Set one or more profile settings, to be used with --update-profile
Encrypt a password
X display to use


Lp To connect using an exisitng connection profile use:
remmina -c FILE.remmina
Lp To quick connect using a URI:
remmina -c rdp://username@server
remmina -c rdp://domain\\username@server
remmina -c vnc://username@server
remmina -c vnc://server?VncUsername=username
remmina -c ssh://user@server
remmina -c spice://server
Lp To quick connect using a URI along with an encrypted password:
remmina -c rdp://username:encrypted-password@server
remmina -c vnc://username:encrypted-password@server
remmina -c vnc://server?VncUsername=username\&VncPassword=encrypted-password
Lp To encrypt a password for use with a URI:
remmina --encrypt-password
Lp To update username and password and set a different resolution mode of a remmina connection profile use:
echo "ausername\napassword" | remmina --update-profile /PATH/TO/FOO.remmina --set-option username --set-option resolution_mode=2 --set-option password
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Antenore Gatta <antenore at simbiosi dot org> and Giovanni Panozzo <giovanni at panozzo dot it> Lp See the THANKS file for a more detailed list. Lp Remmina was initially written by Vic Lee <llyzs [at]> Lp This manual page was written by Antenore Gatta <antenore at simbiosi dot org>. Lp


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.