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Raspberry Pi Remote Desktop | How to Remotely Access & Control

By Splashtop Team
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Remotely access Linux computers running on Raspberry Pi 2 or newer. Better than VNC. Access your remote computers from any other device. Try it for free.

Want to remotely access and perform maintenance on your Raspberry Pi device from any Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, or Chromebook device? Try Splashtop remote desktop software for free and see how simple and effective it can be.

With remote desktop software from Splashtop, you can gain easy remote access and control of your Raspberry Pi device. Perform maintenance from nearly any device, anywhere that you have internet access. Ensuring Raspberry Pi is up to date, enables people of all ages to explore computing, do everything you can expect a desktop computer to do, and enables a wide array of digital maker projects.

How to Set Up Splashtop Raspberry Pi Remote Desktop

  1. Sign up for your free trial of Splashtop Business Access (no credit card needed, or commitment required).

  2. Install the Linux Streamer on the Raspberry Pi devices you want to remotely control.

  3. Install the Splashtop Business App on the device (or devices) you want to use to remotely access your Linux computer. The Splashtop Business App can be installed on Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, and Chromebook devices.

  4. That’s it! Whenever you want to remotely access your device, open the app and click to connect to your Raspberry Pi system.

Once in a remote desktop connection, you can take control of your Raspberry Pi system and perform any task as though you are right in front of the computer. Working remotely from cross-platform devices is easier than ever with Splashtop.

Splashtop Linux remote desktop currently supports Raspberry Pi 2 or newer and other Linux platforms like Fedora 29-31Ubuntu Desktop 16.04, 18.04, and 20.04CentOS 7 and 8, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.3-8.1.

Find out for yourself why over 30 million people trust Splashtop for remote connection to their devices. Start a free trial now!

Remote desktop to Linux computers from another device is also available in Splashtop SOS (for IT and help desk), Splashtop Enterprise (for SSO), and Splashtop Remote Support (for MSPs).

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