- Specially designed for cloud-based servers.
- Light weight GUI for Linux
- Better interface
- Multi-language support
- Supports standard keyboard shortcuts
- Fast performance
Sudo apt-get update Sudo apt-get install lxde
Step 3: Once lxde is installed on your server , start the ldxe using the following command
sudo start lxdm
Step 4: Install xrdp to establish a remote desktop connection since you cant have a GUI using putty. Use the following command to isntall xrdp
sdo apt-get install xrdp
Step 5: Set a password for the default user “ubuntu” ,since remote desktop connection requires username and password.
sudo passwd ubuntu
Step 6: Start the windows remote desktop client and enter the public DNS or the elastic ip of your server instance and hit connect.
Step 7: Enter the user name and password of the server instance and hit ok as shown below.
Bingo!! you can start using your Ubuntu server with GUI via remote desktop connection.