Viewing the GUI desktop of the Raspberry Pi from another computer.
On the Pi ∞
Tested 2013-07-22 on Raspbian (whatever version comes with NOOBS 1.2), updated recently.
\sudo \apt-get install xrdp
Learn the internal IP address of your Pi. You can either run
ifconfig to get it, or script it:
\ifconfig eth0 | \grep inet\ addr: | \cut -d':' -f2 | \cut -d' ' -f
On a Linux desktop ∞
Tested 2013-07-22 on i686 Lubuntu 13.04, updated recently.
\sudo \apt-get install rdesktop
Logging into it is done with:
\rdesktop -f 192.168.0.2
- Use the IP address you discovered earlier.
-fis for fullscreen. Press
control-alt-enterto switch between fullscreen and windowed mode.
- TODO - log in with another user, without having to tab over and type it in