View Full Version : [ubuntu] Installing headless Linux for remote VNC access?

February 9th, 2009, 07:50 AM
I have an old PC on which I want to install ubuntu desktop. After install the PC will sit as a box minus any screen or keyboard. I aim to access it using VNC from another VISTA laptop.

How should I configure the linux box to support this scenario?

In otherwords I want to be able to switch on a Linux box that has no keyboard or screen, and then connect to it from a remote laptop using VNC?

Finally, I've heard elsewhere there are problems with KDE4 and VNC. Is this true for ubuntu as well?

<Note: I'm a Linux newbie so please provide any responses at idiot level instructions>