How to Install TightVNC viewer in Linux
TightVNC is a cross-platform free and open-source remote desktop software application.
Step 1: xStartup Installation
In order to install TightVNC, first install “X Window System” as prerequisites.
# yum groupinstall "X Window System" "Desktop"
# yum -y install tigervnc-server xorg-x11-fonts-Type1
Step 2: Configuration
Edit the TightVNC configuration file and set the geometry according to your monitor screen.
# vi /etc/sysconfig/vncservers VNCSERVERS="1:test" VNCSERVERARGS="-geometry 1280x1024"
Step 3: Create User
Create test user so that user is able to view the GUI accordingly.
# useradd test # passwd test
# su - test # vncpasswd
Step 4: Start VNC Server
Start VNC Server, it will open the session against the users so that users are able to view the Graphical User Interface and enjoy.
# /etc/init.d/vncserver start Shutting down VNC server: [ OK ] Starting VNC server: 1:test New 'test:1 (test)' desktop is test:1 Starting applications specified in /home/test/.vnc/xstartup Log file is /home/test/.vnc/test:1.log [ OK ]
# chkconfig vncserver on
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