VNCServer on Ubuntu Server

On my linux file server, I had been content with interfacing with it via SSH and SAMBA share.  Recently, I found a need to run Arduino IDE for testing/experiments.

 

This article goes into very good detail : http://rbgeek.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/how-to-install-vnc-server-on-ubuntu-server-12-04/

The TL;DR version is:

  1. apt-get install gnome-core gnome-session-fallback vncserver
  2. setup vncserver to start on boot
  3. configure vncserver sessions in /etc/vncservers.conf by name (e.g. hostname:1, hostname:2, etc.)

 

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