Connect Remote Guest OS using Virt Viewer

Virt Viewer is a free and open source remote viewing application for Linux. Using Virt Viewer app, you can remotely access any local and remote virtual machines. Currently it supports VNC or SPICE protocols and SSL/TLS encryption connections. It is based on libvirt to lookup information on guest OS and released under GNU General Public License v2.0 or later. Some other features are ISOs in oVirt DATA storage domains support, GTK3 support, dark theme support, display VM title and description, VM power control actions support and more.

Virt Viewer app

Install Virt Viewer on Ubuntu Linux

Virt Viewer is available as a flatpak package file from the remote flathub store. So you need to install flatpak and flathub on your system first and restart it after the installation. Follow below link for installation instructions.

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Install flatpak and flathub

After that open the terminal software using the ctrl+alt+t keys and run below Virt Viewer flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of Virt Viewer on your Ubuntu Linux system.

flatpak install flathub org.virt_manager.virt-viewer

After the successful installation of Virt Viewer, you can open it using below command.

flatpak run org.virt_manager.virt-viewer

And uninstall Virt Viewer using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall org.virt_manager.virt-viewer

That’s it.

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