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Installing VNC on XUBUNTU

This is a quick how to on installing VNC for XUbuntu on 12.04

Open a terminal

sudo bash, and press Enter

Enter your password when prompted and press Enter

apt-get install x11vnc vnc-java and press Enter

Press Y to install VNC

After the install completes type:
x11vnc -storepasswd and press Enter

Set your password and confirm it

Open your firewall now by typing:
iptables -A INPUT -i eth0 -p tcp -m tcp – -dport 5800 -j ACCEPT
iptables -A INPUT -i eth0 -p tcp -m tcp – -dport 5900 -j ACCEPT
iptables -A INPUT -i ham0 -p tcp -m tcp – -dport 5800 -j ACCEPT
iptables -A INPUT -i ham0 -p tcp -m tcp – -dport 5900 -j ACCEPT

To start VNC type:
x11vnc -forever -httpdir /usr/share/vnc-java -httpport 5800

Now you can connect to the computer with the info listed on the screen

Install Xubuntu 13.04 onto USB Drive

Download Xubuntu 13.04 x64

Burn the iso to a DVD
(if you need instructions for this please visit this page:)

Insert the XUbuntu 13.04 x64 DVD into the PC

Insert the USB Drive that you will be running the OS on

Power on the computer

Select DVD Drive to boot from

The PC will boot from the DVD

Select Install XUbuntu

Make sure it is connected to the internet and click Continue

Select Something Else and click Continue

Hit the Drop Down menu and Select the USB Drive

My USB drive shows up as /dev/sdb1

Select the USB Drive and click the – symbol to delete all partitions

Select the USB Drive now and click the + symbol

Set the size to 1024, Set the USE AS to SWAP AREA, and click OK

Click on the Free Space on the USB Drive again and select the + symbol

Set the Mount Point to and click OK

Click on the USB drive one last time and select Install Now

Select your timezone and click Continue

Select your keyboard layout and click continue

Set your name, computer name, password, confirm the password, login automatically, and click Continue

The OS will now install to the USB Drive

After the Installation completes, click Restart Now

Remove the DVD

Boot from the USB Drive