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What systems do digitalocean support?

Posted March 1, 2018 1.4k views
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So, the title says it all.
As I didn’t find anything on digitalocean related to what systems are to select and to see it I need to put $5…
What systems are there?
I would like or windows or ubuntu(desktop ubuntu, not ubuntu server) because I would need to install some applications that are only avaiable in windows and ubuntu desktop.
So… What systems do you support?

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Desktop environments are not included in the droplet choices, however that does not mean you cannot configure and use one.

Here is a great guide setting up tightvncserver and xfce on Ubuntu.
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-16-04

Sorry no windows options.

Be aware that running a desktop environment will increase the load on your server.

by finid
In this guide, we will be setting up VNC on a Ubuntu 16.04 server and connecting to it securely through an SSH tunnel. The VNC server we will be using is TightVNC, a fast and lightweight remote control package. This choice will ensure that our VNC connection will be smooth and stable even on slower internet connections.
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