Remmina

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Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+. It supports:

  • SSH
  • VNC
  • RDP
  • NX
  • SFTP
  • XDMCP

Installation

# pacman -S remmina freerdp

Application menu shortcut/icon

~/.local/share/applications/remmina.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Remmina
Comment=A remote desktop client
Exec=remmina
Icon=remmina
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Application;Network;

Using from command line

You can do

$ remmina -c ~/.remmina/file-name.remmina

to open previously saved connection profile.

Here is the script, which renames connection profile files basing on name= property to make it human readable.

#!/bin/bash
cd ~/.remmina
ls -1 *.remmina | while read a; do
       N=`grep '^name=' $a | cut -f2 -d=`;
       [ "$a" == "$N.remmina" ] || mv $a "$N".remmina;
done