real vnc in linux

i have just downloaded and installed real vnc server in linux. now how can i use from my windows 7 desktop or any windows xp desktop

kurajeshSenior Systems AnalystAsked:
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kurajeshSenior Systems AnalystAuthor Commented:
i have followed the following link to download and install real vnc server

Any VNC client for Windows should do.
Personally I use TightVNC from

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kurajeshSenior Systems AnalystAuthor Commented:
what should i define in tightvncserver

let us say my server ip is
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The first port number is 5901 so should do.
On your linux box run the following commands,

<enter password>
vi ~/.vnc/xstartup
Uncomment the lines which disables GUI
Restart VNC by
vncserver -kill :1 (assuming the started session was 1)

Go to your windows 7 desktop
Double click on vnc icon and enter the IP and session ID as
Enter password

An issues that might crop up would be your firewall might block access to the VNC port. So you would need to write a rule to the IP tables firewall to allow access or shutdown iptables altogether.

find the attached file for step by step vnc setup.

Aftr vnc server setup done , go to any windows desktop
use the tightvnc viewer and provide  login details of VNC server.

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