- Server with Ubuntu 18.04 x64 installed.
- Login with
Installing Lubuntu-desktop on Ubuntu
Login to your VPS server via the terminal.
Update Repositories and Packages,Make sure that all of your packages and dependencies are up-to-date.
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgra
Press Y and hit enter when asked if you want to continue.
Install the Lubuntu Desktop.
apt-get install lubuntu-desktop
It can take up to ten minutes for the installation. After the installation, you'll have a full-fledged desktop with some handy applications like AbiWord for docs and FireFox for web browsing.
Reboot the VPS.
Accessing the Desktop
Vultr has a
View Console option for servers and Vultr's noVNC is a secure alternative to VNC.
View Console option for your server and you'll see an Ubuntu desktop.
Login using your username and your password.
Install VNC Server and access it using any VNC client.
apt-get install tightvncserver
Set a password for your server. If you are having a problem running vncserver like
Couldn't start Xtightvnc; trying default font path., install
xfonts-base and re-run vncserver.
apt-get install xfonts-base
Once vncserver starts running, you'll see a message like this one:
New 'X' desktop is yourhostname:1
Connect to your server using the VNC client.
Host: your server IP port: 5901 password: you set for vncserver
Now you can use your server to perform tasks with the ease of a GUI.
Ctrl + Alt + F7
Other GUI Desktop
1.choice GUI Desktop kind You can install the default Ubuntu desktop by executing the following:
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
There are many desktop alternatives which you may install and use, like:
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell
see Kubuntu installation:
sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
installation: sudo apt-get install xfce4
sudo apt-get install lxde
sudo apt-get install openbox
Gnome Classic (old) a Gnome 3 desktop that looks like
sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback
Ubuntu Gnome (Official flavor) installation:
sudo apt install ubuntu-gnome-desktop .
Download Ubuntu Desktop