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1. telnet to the linux machine eg. telnet myserver 2. on the telnet session logon as yourself, run vncserver $ vncserver 3. if you have not created password for your userid, then vncserver will prompt you to create one, if you want to change previous passwords, run vncpasswd before running vncserver 4. vncserver will run an instance of the vnc server at a specific display number eg :2 . Note this display number because you must specify it to connect 5. from remote machine to connect via vncviewer, connect to <host>:display eg. myserver:2 web browser, connect to http://<host>:5800 display no eg http://myserver:5802 6. to end the server side vncserver -kill :<display no.> eg. vncserver -kill :2