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How to Connect to a VNC Server


Introduction

With a VNC Client you will be able to connect to our Ubuntu Desktop orbits which will give you better ease of use and control over your orbit.

  • Running Orbit with VNC Server

VNC Client on a Mac OS System

  1. First we need to download the client to our computer system. For this example we will be using RealVNC. Follow this download link RealVNC Download Link

  2. From there download the VNC Viewer by pressing the blue button.

    VNC Mac Download
  3. You will have a download in your browser at the bottom. Once it is done downloading, double click it to start the installation. You will drag and drop the VNC Viewer into your Applications folder

    VNC Mac Download 2
  4. Once that is done, navigate to your Applications folder and run VNC Viewer, it should look like the image below

    VNC Mac Install
  5. Finally, enter the IP Address of the system you want to connect to and you should be good to go.

    VNC Mac

VNC Client on a Windows OS System

  1. First we need to download the client to our computer system. For this example we will be using RealVNC. Follow this download link RealVNC Download Link

  2. From there download the VNC Viewer by selecting the version you want from the dropdown and then pressing the blue button.

    VNC Windows Download
  3. You will have a download in your browser at the bottom. Once it is done downloading, double click it to start the installation process.

  4. After installation is complete, you can just run the software, type in the IP Address you want to connect to and connect to your Orbit.

VNC Client on a Chrome Browser

  1. First we need to download the client to our computer system. For this example we will be using RealVNC. Follow this download link RealVNC Download Link

    VNC Chrome Download
  2. From there you will see that it will redirect you to Chrome's App Store by clicking the provided link. You should see a screen like the image below

    VNC Chrome Download 2
  3. On the top right you can launch the application from the green button and you will be displayed with a screen like the following

    VNC Chrome
  4. Just write your Orbit's IP Address and you should be able to connect to your VNC Server