TheHarpoon21
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Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:51 pm

I wanted to know how I can remote desktop to my Raspberry Pi without any pre set-up required on the Pi? As I currently do not have access to a screen, keyboard and mouse. I am able to do the SSH connection through an Ethernet cable, however that only gives me the cmd line interface, but I need the GUI. How can I do this?

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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:01 pm

Use SSH connection to install / configure VNC: http://www.raspberrypi.org/documentatio ... /README.md

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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:39 pm

Another option is RDP.

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sudo apt-get install xrdp
Use the built in RDP client in Windows.
Note RDP will give a new GUI session(s) independent from the main screen.
Unless specified otherwise my response is based on the latest and fully updated Raspbian Buster w/ Desktop OS.

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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:52 pm

So many choices...

Here's another way, in my reply to a similar recent thread: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewt ... 30#p695855

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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:21 am

i wish we have a software likes Teamviewer

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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:14 pm

I'm using TightVNC to access my RPi. There is no keyboard, mouse, or monitor on the RPi itself, everything is done through VNC.

hhoanganh, we do have program like Teamviewer, it's called VNC.
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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:10 pm

I always install xrdp on my Pi's (and other sbc's) and I use remmina (under Linux) or the Windows rdp client to connect to them all the time.

Works well.
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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:09 am

jimallyn wrote:....
..., we do have program like Teamviewer, it's called VNC.
The problem with VNC is that you have to use port forwarding in your router to get access outside the local network. My ISP gives only private IP's so port forwarding is impossible.
Just so people who come across this thread know... Teamviewer can't be used because they have not made a client that works on the RPi (ARM).
Unless specified otherwise my response is based on the latest and fully updated Raspbian Buster w/ Desktop OS.

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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:38 am

I wrote a how to guide for this if you don't find what you're looking for in the above posts: http://www.circuitbasics.com/access-ras ... onnection/

You will need separate connections for access inside your home network and outside your home network, but it's easy to do...
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Re: Remote Desktop to a Raspberry Pi

Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:52 pm

klricks wrote:
jimallyn wrote:....
..., we do have program like Teamviewer, it's called VNC.
The problem with VNC is that you have to use port forwarding in your router to get access outside the local network. My ISP gives only private IP's so port forwarding is impossible.
Just so people who come across this thread know... Teamviewer can't be used because they have not made a client that works on the RPi (ARM).
After what I know, I think the have made it for ARM, just not Debian or other Linux versions of ARM.
It works on my Note 4, I if I`m not completely wrong, this phone uses an Snapdragon 810 ARM CPU....

This still don`t says it works...

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