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Remote Desktop Connection Broken

Hello guys, So 2-3 hours ago I bought from here a Droplet, and after I got all the details, I was trying to connect to the VPS Computer, using Remote Desktop Connection on Windows 7 Professional. And I came across this problem: http://prntscr.com/44mcl3

I’ve been told to follow this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-vnc-for-ubuntu-12

But I don’t really understand anything of it.

Please help, as I don’t want my money going to waste ;( Thanks a lot!


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Follow How To Use SSH Keys with PuTTY on DigitalOcean Droplets (Windows users).

Then, spin up a new Ubuntu 12.04 droplet (preferably 1GB+ since you’re going run a desktop environment), and follow these tutorials to configure your it:

Finally, make sure you disable SSH password login (you will only be able to use your SSH key to log in, which is much more secure):

sudo sed -i 's/PermitRootLogin yes/PermitRootLogin without-password/' /etc/ssh/sshd_config
sudo service ssh restart

http://prntscr.com/44mcl3 looks like an error on your end. I’m not sure what might be causing it, but try googling it.

Let us know how it goes! :)