What is x11vnc in Linux?

X11VNC is the popular VNC server for creating remote desktop connection and access the remote desktop. It works will almost all the desktop environments available for Ubuntu and Debian based systems. Using remote desktop connection we can connect any remote system and access graphical user interface and work.

Is x11vnc encrypted?

x11vnc encryption: ssl works better with the realVNC client than ssh tunneling. “Unencrypted connection” “This connection is unencrypted.

How do I access Ubuntu GUI remotely?

Remote Access Using Remote Desktop Protocol All you need is the IP address of the Ubuntu device. Wait for this to install, then run the Remote Desktop application in Windows using the Start Menu or Search. Type rdp, then click on Remote Desktop Connection. With the app open, input the IP address in the Computer field.

How do I set up x11vnc on Ubuntu?

install x11vnc Install the X11VNC server (or through Ubuntu Software Center -> X11VNC Server)  sudo apt-get install x11vnc Create a VNC password file. sudo x11vnc -storepasswd yourVNCpasswordHERE /etc/x11vnc.pass Create a job file in the editor nano (or gedit, leafpad etc.).

What to do If x11vnc is not running as root?

If x11vnc is started as root (say from inetd(8) or from display managers xdm (1) , gdm (1) , etc), then as soon as possible after connections to the X display are established try to switch to one of the users in the comma separated list. If x11vnc is not running as root this option is ignored.

How to run x11vnc inetd as user?

You can have the x11vnc inetd spawned process run as, say, root or nobody. When run as root (for either inetd or display manager), you can also supply the option ” -users unixpw= ” to have the x11vnc process switch to the user as well.

How to use Unix username and password authentication in x11vnc?

Use Unix username and password authentication. x11vnc will use the su (1) program to verify the user’s password. [list] is an optional comma separated list of allowed Unix usernames. If the [list] string begins with the character “!” then the entire list is taken as an exclude list.