I would like to create a VNC server that runs gnome-shell environment, the same as the default UI in the console, separate from the console session (so that the console cannot see anything).
tightvncserver, neither worked. No matter how I configured
gnome-session just won't run. I did manage to run
gnome-panel in the same way. When I try to connect to the VNC server I get only grey screen. However I can confirm that the vnc server worked because I can run programs in it by setting
Is there a way to get
ubuntu-desktop running in a new X session, separate from the console session? Preferably on a VNC server?
Steps I created the vnc server:
- Install a completely new Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop.
vncserverto configure and kill it.
export STARTUP="/usr/bin/gnome-session --session=ubuntu --disable-acceleration-check" $STARTUP
- Connect to the VNC server with any VNC client. Only grey screen is shown.
gedit. The VNC session sees an incomplete