Is there a way to remote connect (via windows remote desktop) to my Ubuntu server which has the Lubuntu Desktop, just like is possible with Unity?


Other than in Ubuntu the leightweight Lubuntu desktop does not include a VNC server by default. We will have to install and configure a VNC server before we are able to view our Lubuntu desktop remotely.

This can be vino Install vino (the Ubuntu default VNC server), or any other VNC server (I made good experiences with x11vnc Install x11vnc). A VNC server can be installed and configured through a SSH session in case you have no physical access to your server.

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  • I have no physical acces, it is a cloud server so it has to be via SSH. Does this mean that I need a VNC viewer, and can not use the build in remote desktop on windows?
    – Luc
    Apr 11 '13 at 9:11
  • See edit for RDP and other solutions in case you do not want to run a VNC viewer in Windows.
    – Takkat
    Apr 11 '13 at 9:17

Please have a look here: Remote desktop for multiple users I have added useful information for this too.

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