In addition to SSH you can also control the RaspberryPi via the VNC protocol. In doing so, you access the graphical user interface. And so you can “bring” the graphical interface of the RaspberryPi’s without a directly connected screen on your computer.
What you have to configure is described in the following article.
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Before you start with this article, you should have prepared the RaspberryPi so far that it can be reached via the network and controlled by SSH.
In the following list you will find all the parts you need to implement this article.
Log in via SSH on the RaspberryPi
To get started, you first need to log in to RasPi with SSH on Putty. How to do it is described in the article
Enable the VNC server
In order for you to communicate with your RaspberryPi via VNC, a corresponding server application must be running on it. This is already integrated in Raspian and therefore does not need to be installed but only activated.
To do this you need to switch to the RaspberryPi configuration menu. This is done with the following command:
Download and install VNC client software
In order to be able to connect to the VNC server on the RaspberryPi you now need the right VNC client. This is available for free on the manufacturer side for download.
Go to https://www.realvnc.com/de/connect/download/viewer/ and download the software “VNC Viewer”. and install it.
How to download and install a program is described in the following articles:
Downloads/Uploads – How the data comes from the internet and disappears again
Install programs – an example
Establish VNC connection
To set up the VNC connection you start the VNC viewer.
I hope everything worked as described. If not or you have any other questions or suggestions, please let me know in the comments. Also, ideas for new projects are always welcome. 🙂
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