VNC Server

N. Pauli npauli at
Fri Jan 26 15:06:00 UTC 2007

On Fri, 26 Jan, Dick Dowdell wrote:
> I would like to use VNC to manage a remote Ubuntu 6.0 Server.  I assume that
> I will need to install X11 as well as the VNC server.  I'm new to Linux and
> could use guidance from anyone who has the requisite knowledge.
> Regards,
> Dick Dowdell
'The Ubuntu Guide' in section 1.19.7 SSH Server gives a good rundown of all the commands that you need to manage a remote server without having to install VNC.

I do understand what you say about being new to GNU/Linux but the ssh route is the preferable way to go - and you may well find that it's actually simpler than coping with VNC.

Nigel Pauli
Network Manager
St. John's School, Northwood

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