Ubuntu Desktop one-click install, VNC & root user passwords

  • Posted April 13, 2014

I selected the Ubuntu 12.10 x64 Desktop App in the digitalocean dash. Now when trying to connect to VNC I get this error: screenshot:

When logging in with VNC via the dash I can only use guest account. How do I get access and change the password to root or Admin account?

I followed this doc: But skipping the install part, as it is pre-installed.


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we really need an XFCE/VNC tut

VNC isn’t already installed – you will need to install it even if the image is a Desktop image. <br> <br>A Desktop image is simply a server image with a desktop environment (XFCE) pre-installed.