Set up a VNC server
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vnc allows you to control a computer's display over the network. It consists of a client and a server. The client is the viewer, the server provides the display.
To read on find out your distribution.
To set up a VNC server with Ubuntu open a console and issue
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tightvncserver
To start it issue the command
To stop it issue the command
sudo killall Xtightvnc
- as desktop environment consider XFCE. It is lightweight yet provides a clearly guided user experience. Your .vnc/xstartup could look like this:
To get this working you must install xfce4. You can also install gnome and set .vnc/xstartup to be
fonts do not work
Fonts e.g. in nautilus do not work. For CentOs 6:
yum install bitmap-miscfixed-fonts
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