Install and use tightvnc viewer on Ubuntu

We’ll assume that you have a server running tightvnc server. If you dont, search this site for tutorials on the same.

Now, on the client PC, install xtightvncviewer to connect to the server:

sudo apt-get install xtightvncviewer

Connect with:


here, is the ip of the server, and 5901 is the port (default tightvnc server port).

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