This is the quick how to on installing VNC on Ubuntu for Remote Desktop sharing,

To, install VNC on Ubuntu, run

sudo apt-get install x11vnc vnc-java

Now, we need to set up a password for clients, to do so run,

x11vnc -storepasswd

Now to start VNC in background run,

nohup x11vnc -forever -usepw -httpdir /usr/share/vnc-java/ -httpport 5800 &

That’s it. Now you can access your UBUNTU machine from anywhere. Remember if you are behind firewall then you need to open 5800 and 5900 port.

Remote Desktop Sharing Ubuntu
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