VNC on Kubuntu problem

Edmund Laugasson ed.lau at
Sat Mar 24 07:44:22 GMT 2007

>> I have converted to Linux.  However, my problem is with my girlfriend
>> who is afraid to try Kubuntu on her computer.  She has heard horror
>> stories about Linux eating Windows in a dual boot situation.  I set
>> up a computer running Kubuntu Dapper and installed tightVNC on both
>> her Windows computer and my Kubuntu box.  It works fine when I log
>> into Kubuntu.  She can work with no problem.  She can not, however,
>> log into her own account as the login screen doesn't show.
>> Apparently TightVNC isn't activated until after logging in.
>> My problem though is, how do I set up my Kubuntu machine so she can
>> log in over the network?
> You can try setting up TightVNC as a service.
> Here's a very good step-by-step tutorial by paperdiesel:

Also you may use x11vnc. I use and it works like a charm:

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