Is there a way to remote desktop into ubuntu like windows?

  • Posted on September 26, 2014
  • JahgDohgAsked by JahgDohg

Is there?

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sudo apt-get install vnc4server



which will launch your session.

if your client computer is windows you can use:

If your client computer is linux, then take your pick for clients. I like Remmina

If your client computer is Apple, I think you can just use the native RemoteDesktop application.

Some other notes:

For Ubuntu 14.04, I installed gnome-panel, and then edited my ~/.vnc/xstartup to look like this:

[ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup
[ -r $HOME/.Xresources ] && xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
xsetroot -solid grey
vncconfig -iconic &
x-window-manager &

gnome-session --session=ubuntu -geometry 1280x930 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP Desktop" &

gnome-panel &
nautilus &
gnome-settings-daemon &