The RustDesk client is used on devices to connect via our RustDesk Server either open source or Pro, it is available to download from GitHub.
Download the exe from GitHub and install.
To install silently call the install exe with
Download the dmg file from GitHub more info can be found on the macOS page.
Open the dmg file and drag
Allow RustDesk to run.
Enable permissions requested and follow prompts on the left hand side of RustDesk to finish setup.
Please see below instructions to install for the various “flavours” of Linux, all installers are on GitHub.
# please ignore the wrong disk usage report sudo apt install -fy ./rustdesk-<version>.deb
sudo yum localinstall ./rustdesk-<version>.rpm
sudo pacman -U ./rustdesk-<version>.pkg.tar.zst
sudo zypper install --allow-unsigned-rpm ./rustdesk-<version>-suse.rpm
Install apk from our GitHub more info can be found on the Android page.
Once installed (or run as a temporary executable) RustDesk will connect to the Public servers. You will see a message at the bottom saying (1) “Ready, For faster connection, please set up your own server”. In the Top left you will see your (2) ID, (3) One Time Password and on the Right a (4) box for you to connect to another computer if you know their ID.
To access the settings, click on the (5) Menu button [ ⋮ ] to the right of ID.
Under Settings you will find:
There is number of ways to configure RustDesk.
The easiest way is using RustDesk Server Pro you can obtain an encrypted config string, this can be used in conjunction with
--config to import settings. To do this:
C:\Program Files\RustDeskon Windows,
rustdesk.exe --config your-encrypted-stringe.g.
rustdesk.exe --config 9JSPSvJzNrBDasJjNSdXOVVBlERDlleoNWZzIHcOJiOikXZr8mcw5yazVGZ0NXdy5CdyciojI0N3boJye.
You can manually setup a client. To do this:
If you manually setup a client, you can retrieve the
RustDesk2.toml (in the users folder) file and use
--import-config in a similar way to the above example.
--passwordcan be used to set a permanent password.
--get-idcan be used to retrieve the ID.
--set-idcan be used to set an ID, please note IDs should start with a letter.
--silent-installcan be used to install RustDesk silently on Windows.
Additional Advanced parameters can be found here.