Recently I was trying to Install VNC server on my linux VPS. Its a low spec vps so I need to install a lightweight VNC server with Lightweight XFCE. Here’s the tutorial for the people who’s facing same problem as mine.
This Tutorial Only tested on Centos 6 64-bit. May not work on Centos 7.
How to Install VNC Server with Lightweight XFCE on CentOS 6
Run the following command to download epel repository,If you get a “404 Not Found” error, you may need to find an updated epel-release RPM
Now update your RPM –
rpm -ivh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
Install TigerVNC Server –
yum install tigervnc-server
Install Fonts –
yum install xorg-x11-fonts-*
Install XFCE Lightweight Desktop Environment –
yum groupinstall xfce
Setup your VNC Password by running
/etc/sysconfig/vncservers, and add the following to the end of the file:
If it has
localhost, please remove it.
Run the following commands :
service vncserver start
service vncserver stop
chkconfig vncserver on
and add the
Now, You installed a VNC Server with XFCE Desktop!
Now Download a VNC Viewer and Start using VNC Server. Use Port 5901.
If you found any problem, make a comment.