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  • Can I run Ubuntu Desktop GUI on a VPS?

  • These are easy step-by-step instructions on running the graphical GUI of Ubuntu Desktop remotely on a Virtual Private Server (VPS); connected with VNC. This guide was made for 16.04 version of Ubuntu Desktop; also beneficial for users of other versions but some steps may differ.

  • How to install GUI on Ubuntu Server?

  • Before installing Ubuntu Desktop, you need to make sure which GUI program that you want to install on your Ubuntu Server 16.04 or 18.04. You can use Apt install or tasksel command to install GUI packages. And You also need to update the cache of the default Ubuntu APT repository and then upgrade packages.

  • How to install Gnome XWindows GUI on VPS server?

  • For GUI desktop installation we choose minimal Ubuntu 16.04 or Ubuntu 14.04 OS version. Since Gnome XWindows GUI will use alot of RAM, it is recommended to choose at least X1, Z0 or bigger VPS Server with 1GB or more RAM. Reinstall your VPS with minimal Ubuntu OS and log in to your VPS server ssh command line as 鈥渞oot鈥?

  • How do I set up VNC on Ubuntu VPS?

  • Install the Desktop Environment and VNC server Usually an Ubuntu VPS does not come with a graphical desktop environment or a VNC server installed, so you must first install those. To use the minimum disk space and minimum resource I used Xfce desktop environment and TightVNC myself.