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So i've had this problem for weeks now and my host can't help me out and linked me to this thread: No desktop showing in Ubuntu 13.04 via VNC on a VPS I've did everything it says in there but then i get a grey screen with a cursor. What is going wrong and why won't it work?

Screenshot: http://prntscr.com/3ngymj

Thanks in advance.

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Follow this guild, it works for me namhuy.net/3106/install-vnc-server-ubuntu-14-04.html –  Blanca Higgins Jun 6 '14 at 6:53

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