Use X11VNC on Linux and a standalone TightVNC client to connect to the Linux machine from Windows.
- Install X11VNC on Linux (Ubuntu)
sudo apt-get install x11vnc
- Run the VNC server on Linux
to keep listening for new connections after the first client has disconnected.
WARNING: X11VNC runs without password as default, you should set a password if you intend to let the server run in the background or for longer periods.
- Download standalone (or installer if you have the rights to install) of TightVNC:
Latest version, installer only:
Old version, standalone:
- Connect to your Linux machine (use ifconfig to get IP-address) using the TightVNC viewer.
/etc/rc.localand make it executable to start a VNC server when your computer boots.