Virtual Network Computing

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From Wikipedia:Virtual Network Computing:

In computing, Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a graphical desktop sharing system that uses the RFB protocol to remotely control another computer. It transmits the keyboard and mouse events from one computer to another, relaying the graphical screen updates back in the other direction, over a network.

To improve security of sessions VNC can be piped through SSH (Secure SHell).

There are a number of VNC servers and clients available on Arch including:

  • vinagre

To get a list of all VNC-related programs try:

# pacman -Ss vnc

1 See also

  • xrdp, a daemon providing an RDP interface

2 Acknowledgement

This wiki article is based on ArchWiki. We may have removed non-FSDG bits from it.