How To Enable Desktop Sharing In Ubuntu and Linux Mint

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Aaron Kili

Aaron Kili is a Linux and F.O.S.S enthusiast, an upcoming Linux SysAdmin, web developer, and currently a content creator for TecMint who loves working with computers and strongly believes in sharing knowledge.

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8 Responses

  1. Miroslav Janjus says:

    Nice! But how to make connection if computers are on different places (a few kilometers distance) and no public ip address. One computer at home& other on work with zoneminder server…

    Currently I use VNC server + viewer but no picture quality & other problems exist…


  2. Arindam says:

    That was something I learnt new today.

  3. Zana says:


    So many thanks

    I don’t have access to the GUI of remote machine. All I can is to connect to its terminal. How can I enable those options in Desktop Sharing Preferences from terminal commands?

  4. jaro says:

    Thanks Aaron. Super useful article as always.

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