What is TightVNC?
As Windows-to-Windows Remote Desktop can, TightVNC supports not only graphics remoting but also
- Two-way clipboard transfer (text, bitmap, file)
- Audio redirection
- Drive redirection (mount local client drives on the remote machine)
- RDP transport is encrypted using TLS by default.
Software Required :
|Raspberry Pi 4||Case|
|SD Card||Raspberry Pi Keyboard|
Raspbian OS Installation
- Download Raspbian OS from Official Website: raspberrypi.org
- Then write the image to the SD Card using: Etcher
- Now, Boot the Raspberry Pi with this SD Card, Follow the On-Screen Instructions and then open Terminal.
Update & Upgrade Raspbian
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install tightvncserver sudo reboot
- After that, we need to set our TightVNC Password.
Start Server on StartUp
- To start the service on startup we need to edit: sudo nano /etc/rc.local
- Then we need to add
su - pi -c '/use/bin/vncserver :1'
- above exit 0
- After that, press CTRL+X, then Y and hit ENTER to save the File.
- Then reboot the Raspberry Pi.
On Windows Computer
- Open TightVNC Viewer and enter the Raspberry Pi IP Address:5901 and click Connect.
- Enter the password that you have created at the time of Installation.
- To check the RaspberryPi IP Address from windows use Wireless Network Watcher.
Get RaspberryPi IP Address from RaspberryPi
- You are ready to use TightVNC on your Raspberry Pi.
- If you come across any issues or have some feedback related to this tutorial, Please share your thoughts.
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