Using VNC to Operate a Desktop on Ubuntu

This guide details how to install a graphic desktop environment on your Server running Ubuntu 12.04, and connect to it from your local computer using VNC.

Installing a Desktop and VNC on your Server

Before you begin it’s good practice to make sure your system is up to date:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade

Ubuntu has several desktop environments available in its repositories. The following command installs the default desktop, Unity:

$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

Next install the VNC server and XRDP:

sudo apt-get install xrdp vnc4server

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Alireza Savand • 2018 May 02

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