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TigerVNC

TigerVNC is a high-performance implementation of the VNC protocol, which allows you to control/view desktops remotely over the internet.

Installation

TigerVNC can be installed either from the Software Center or via terminal. The terminal command to run it is:

sudo eopkg install tigervnc

Usage

Initial setup of vncserver

For the initial setup of vncserver for TigerVNC you have to open a terminal and run:

vncserver

While this setup you will be asked for setting up a password and if you’d like to setup a view-only mode, please do it accordingly your desire.

After the initial setup you have to stop the vncserver process, for this please type inside the terminal

vncserver -kill :1

Configuration for your desktops

Every Desktop needs a different Setup, you find the vncserver config under$HOME/.vnc/xstartup open the file with your desired editor and change bash script inside the file with the following information for your Desktop.

Budgie

#!/bin/bash

unset SESSION_MANAGER
unset DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS

gnome-session --session=budgie-desktop &
budgie-wm &
budgie-panel &

GNOME

#!/bin/bash

unset SESSION_MANAGER
unset DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS
export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1

gnome-session &
gnome-panel &
gnome-settings-daemon &
metacity &
nautilus &

MATE

#!/bin/bash

unset SESSION_MANAGER
unset DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS

mate-session &
mate-panel &

Plasma

Plasma desktop is not supported at the moment. Please use the software x11vnc for vncserver support on Plasma.

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