As you may or may not know, Ubuntu or Linux Server edition by default does not come with a GUI. That mean we can’t access ubuntu Linux server by the RDC or remote desktop connection. But there has some option for connecting ubuntu server by the RDC. So if you want to connect ubuntu or Linux server by the Remote Desktop Connections then you must Install GUI Desktop On Ubuntu server.
How To Install GUI Desktop On Ubuntu VPS?
Before you start, you must reinstall ubuntu or Linux server freshly and you need Putty windows software. If you don’t have then download from here. Putty
1. Login your ubuntu server on Putty with your Ip and password
2. Now Type this command for update
sudo apt-get update
3. upgrade your server
sudo apt-get upgrade
4. now Install XRDP by the following code
sudo apt-get install xorg xrdp lxde firefox
Now you can connect to the Windows Remote Desktop Connection. By those simple steps, you can use Ubuntu same like Windows VPS by the Remote Desktop Connection. But On think your ubuntu VPS must be 512 MB ram and minimum 10GB size.
How to Connect VPS?
Example your VPS IP 18.104.22.168 and your username root and password abcd1234
Open Remote Desktop Connection and connect to 22.214.171.124You will be asked for username and password.
You will be asked for username and password.
Insert “root” as username and root’s password abcd1234
Now you can see VPS connected and you can use it.