Vinagre is a VNC, SSH, RDP and SPICE client for the GNOME desktop environment. It was included in GNOME 2.22. It has several features, like the ability to connect to multiple servers simultaneously and to switch between them using tabs, VNC servers browsing and bookmarking. In version 2.29 Vinagre added controlling frame compression, better scaling and color depth. Version 2.30 added improved SSH tunneling and better support for copy/paste features between client and server.

Vinagre v0.4
Developer(s)David King[1]
Stable release3.34.2[2] (25 November 2019 (2019-11-25)) [±]
Preview release3.35.2[3] (24 November 2019 (2019-11-24)) [±]
Operating systemUnix-like
TypeVNC client
LicenseGNU General Public License

Vinagre version 3.0 will operate with Gnome 3.0. Features such as frame rate, file transfer and audio support have yet to become available as of 2012.

Gnome has included Vinagre in its default installation as its official VNC client, and it is the default program used for the Shared Desktop option offered by the Empathy instant-messaging client. Its default server is Vino.

As of 2012 Vinagre supports the ability to connect to Windows-based machines using RDP.

See also


  1. "vinagre DOAP file". Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  2. Petridis, Jordan (25 Nov 2019). "GNOME 3.34.2 Released". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 14 Dec 2019.
  3. Catanzaro, Michael (24 November 2019). "GNOME 3.35.2 released". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 29 November 2019.
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