Install vnc server on CentOS 5

NOTE: CentOS 5 reached its End of Life on March 31, 2017. For installing VNC desktop on CentOS 7, see Install Xfce VNC remote desktop on CentOS 7

Install GUI on Sever

To find available desktop environments

To install gnome

For KDE

For XFCE, install

XFCE file size in fedora 12 Total download size: 105 M, Installed size: 363 M

Install VNC Server

Start VNC Server

Now stop vnc server with

Set Password for VNC Server

Edit xstartup

Find

Replace it with

For Gnome

For XFCE

For KDE

For FVWM2

After change, it will look like

Create VNC Users

Add

Start VNC Server

Connecting

Start tightVNC Viewer, connect to IP-ADDR:1 to connect as user root.

See VNC server

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