Chrome Remote Desktop, a service that was available to Windows Mac and Android users was launched on Linux today in beta. Google Product Expert Natalie R. W. announced this on Google Chrome forums today.
We are excited to announce official Linux support in Chrome Remote Desktop with step-by-step directions provided in our Help Center article linked here. You can find instructions under Set up Chrome Remote Desktop > Enable remote access > Linux (Beta).
Take a look below for some helpful tips and basic troubleshooting recommendations from the development team to make the most of your Chrome Remote Desktop experience on Linux!
Apart from enabling this on Chrome, users must download and install a Debian package (available in 32-bit and 64-bit versions) on their computers. Once this is set up, Chrome Remote Desktop works similar to that on Windows and Mac.
What is Chrome Remote Desktop?
Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook. Computers can be made available on a short-term basis for scenarios such as ad hoc remote support, or on a more long-term basis for remote access to your applications and files. All connections are fully secured.
Ready to test this one out?