SSH & VNC…

VNC is the method we can use to remotely control our Ubuntu computer (now also an SSH server) [see SSH Basics & Server Setup]. In the administration section of the Ubuntu computer you will find a GUI to help set up your VNC over your local network (ticking boxes and assigning a password).

Once you have that set up, you can then VNC to your server (now a SSH/VNC Server & Ubuntu Desktop) with a program such as Tight VNC on windows or Mac’s built in VNC client, simply point your program (VNC Client) to your Servers internal IP address (assuming your on the same network, 192.168.1.??) and choose the port number (a hole in your computers firewall to let data through) for example I would point my VNC client to 192.168.1.67:5900 as port 5900 is the default VNC port.

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