Known issues on Streamer for Linux

We have released Splashtop Streamer for Linux.  It is currently still in Beta status.  Here is a summary of the current known issues in this Beta version.  The information in this list may help when you are using the Splashtop app to connect to Splashtop Streamer for Linux.

The Splashtop Streamer for Linux:

  • Only supports Splashtop Personal / Splashtop 2 based apps, and you need to be logged in with a  Splashtop account in order to facilitate discovery by other Splashtop v2 apps.  Splashtop v1 apps can't discover and connect to a Linux Streamer.  (Reminder:  The Splashtop 2 product has been re-named to "Splashtop Personal.")
  • Does not have the capability to define a 'Security code' used for 'Local mode' (in the Splashtop Personal/Splashtop 2 HD for iPad app) or other v1 apps.
  • Does not support dual monitors.
  • Does not provide an entry point for Splashtop Account creation, but users may create an account on the client side.
  • The Client device may be not able to discover your computers without a network-manager package running alongside. 
  • Doesn't support high resolution.  The current maximum resolution that the Streamer for Linux can support is 1920 x 1080.
  • If your Linux Streamer can't stream sound to your tablet/phone, it may be caused by the audio capture device being muted.  Please check this link for more information and a solution.
  • If you got an error message like "Dependency is not satisfiable libx264-120", that's because we currently only support 12.04 officially.  Please download and install the x264-120 library from as a work around, then install the Streamer package.


Here is the distribution we have tested internally.

Deb Package

  • Ubuntu 12.04,  32 bits and 64 bits
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