VNC visit pcDuino

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New Ubuntu version of pcduino

Now the VNC is already installed in new OS, and auto-start enabled.


  • Wifi dongle
  • USB keyboard
  • USB Power
  • USB Mouse

On PCduino Side

  • Open LXterminal
  • Install the X11VNC
sudo apt-get install vino vinagre x11vnc
  • Set Password (refer to the screenshot below)
x11vnc -storepasswd

Pcduino vnc.png

  • Check your local IP address of PCduino
  • Change X11VNC password store place
sudo x11vnc -storepasswd in /etc/x11vnc.pass

Change pcduino password place.png

  • Copy the password stored into the X11VNC folder
sudo cp /home/ubuntu/.vnc/passwd /etc/x11vnc.pass 
  • Now you can start X11VNC, now leave this terminal always open (refer to the screenshot below)
x11vnc -usepw
  • Make a new startup file
sudo vi /etc/init/x11vnc.conf 

Change password vnc pcduino.png

  • Place the following word into the conf, type i for inserting mode, type esc key to quit editing mode, type ZZ (case sensitive) to quit
start on login-session-start 

x11vnc -display :0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -forever -bg -o /var/log/x11vnc.log -rfbauth /etc/x11vnc.pass -rfbport 5900 
end script

On Your local Laptop Side

  • Install the chrome plugin:VNCview


  • If you didn't do it successfully, then just do all the step over again, will help.