Video Overview

This screencast takes you through how to access your computer remotely via a method that uses VNC over SSH.

Target Audience

People that would like to access their machine remotely


An ubuntu machine connected to a network connection

Required Knowledge

The user needs a basic understanding of package installation.

Recommended Knowledge

How the user would like to access the machine. Text or graphically based.


  • Explain what choices there are for accessing your computer remotely
  • Explain that VNC is relatively insecure
  • Explain what ssh tunnelling is
  • Show how to install the ssh server
  • Configuring the SSH server
  • Setting up the VNC server
  • Port forwarding?
  • Connecting from a remote machine:
    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Mac OS X


ScreencastTeam/Requests/RemoteControl (last edited 2008-08-06 17:00:50 by localhost)