I write my IP address, press connect, it tries to open for a few seconds then an error pops up saying the server is not active.
When I try PuttY to access the server, I write everything.It seems like I connected, but when I type open Firefox and type my IP address, I doesn’t load. And wtfismyip shows that I don’t even use my droplet wheres the problem?

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In order to be able to RDP to your server, you would need to first install a desktop service on your server. For example you could use x2go which is quite like RDP/

You can follow the steps on how to install it and set it up here:


I would note that the x2go guide does not have you install a desktop environment, however. You would be responsible for choosing one and installing it outside of that tutorial.


by Alexandru Andrei
X2Go provides a working "cloud desktop," complete with all the advantages of an always-online, remotely-accessible, easily-scalable computing system with a very fast network. It is also more responsive and more secure than many VNC solutions. In this tutorial, you'll use X2Go to create a Debian 10 XFCE desktop environment that you can access remotely. This "cloud desktop" will include the exact same utilities that you would obtain had you installed Ubuntu 20.04 and XFCE on your local machine.