Access server with a GUI?

July 18, 2014 5.9k views

Is there anyway that I can access my droplet running Ubuntu 14 with a GUI? Like, able to browse the web, etc.

2 Answers


It's definitely possible. We don't have any tutorials right now for Ubuntu 14.04, but we do have one for Ubuntu 12.04. It should point you in the right direction. It doesn't look there is much in it that would be tied to the specific version, so you should be able to follow it as is.

Let us know how it goes.

by Bulat Khamitov
VNC will allow you to connect to your server remotely, as well as be able to use your keyboard, mouse, and monitor to interface with that server. Get it setup on your Ubuntu 12 cloud server.
  • @Asb could I recommend TigerVNC or a new tutorial for it? It's the fork (and now that tightvnc is defunct...) and is still very active.

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