VNC into the tinkerboard with x11vnc

To install it, simply run the following command on your tinkerboard

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install x11vnc

Once installed you can start the vnc server using:

x11vnc -noxrecord -forever

If you want to run it with the password, first set a password using the following command

x11vnc -storepasswd

Now you can run the x11vnc with the password, run the command

x11vnc -noxrecord -forever -usepw

Now, on the mac if you want to connect to the tinkerboard in the terminal type

open vnc://ip_address_of_tinkerboard:5900

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  1. sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/x11vnc.service

    Insert text:
    Description=x11vnc remote desktop server

    ExecStart=/usr/bin/x11vnc -auth guess -forever -loop -noxdamage -repeat -rfbauth /home/per/.vnc/passwd -rfbport 5900 -shared

    Run service:
    sudo systemctl daemon-reload
    sudo systemctl start x11vnc
    sudo systemctl status x11vnc
    sudo systemctl enable x11vnc.service

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