How to install vnc server in linux?

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by ethelyn , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 8 months ago

How to install vnc server in linux?

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by modesta , 3 months ago

@ethelyn 

To install a VNC server on a Linux system, you can follow these steps:

  1. Update your system's package manager:sudo apt update
  2. Install the VNC server software. There are a few different options available, such as TightVNC and TigerVNC. Here is an example of how to install TightVNC:sudo apt install tightvncserver
  3. Once the installation is complete, you can start the VNC server by running the following command:vncserver
  4. When you run the VNC server for the first time, it will prompt you to create a password. Choose a password that is secure and remember it, as you will need it to connect to the VNC server later.
  5. The VNC server will now be running in the background. To connect to it from a VNC client, you will need to know the IP address or hostname of the Linux system and the display number of the VNC server. The display number is usually :1, :2, etc. For example, to connect to a VNC server running on the IP address 192.168.1.100 with a display number of :1, you would enter 192.168.1.100:1 into the VNC client.
  6. When prompted, enter the password that you created earlier to connect to the VNC server.


I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions.

by aglae_feil , 3 months ago

@ethelyn 

To install a VNC server on a Linux machine, follow these steps:

  1. First, make sure that you have a VNC client installed on the machine from which you want to access the VNC server. There are many VNC clients available, such as TightVNC, RealVNC, and UltraVNC.
  2. Next, install the VNC server software on the Linux machine. There are several VNC server options available for Linux, including TigerVNC, TightVNC, and RealVNC.
  3. To install TigerVNC on a Debian-based system (such as Ubuntu), use the following command:
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sudo apt-get install tigervnc-server


To install TightVNC on a Debian-based system, use the following command:

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sudo apt-get install tightvncserver


To install RealVNC on a Debian-based system, follow the instructions on the RealVNC website: https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/docs/installation/linux/.

  1. Once the VNC server software is installed, you can start it by running the following command:
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vncserver


This will start the VNC server and prompt you to create a password for the VNC server. Choose a password that is secure and hard to guess.

  1. To connect to the VNC server from a client machine, use a VNC client to connect to the Linux machine's IP address and the VNC server's port number. The default port number for a VNC server is 5900, so if the IP address of the Linux machine is "192.168.1.100," the VNC server can be accessed at "192.168.1.100:5900."
  2. When prompted, enter the password you created when starting the VNC server. If the password is correct, the VNC client will connect to the VNC server and you will be able to access the desktop of the Linux machine from the client machine.