- For setting up a VNC server as a Linux user, you must complete all the following steps as the same user. You must ssh to the server as the intended user and must not sudo or su – .
- The following steps can be used to configure the Xvnc server in Alma Linux 8.
- Copy /usr/lib/systemd/user/vncserver@.service to ~/.config/systemd/user/ as follows:
$ mkdir -p ~/.config/systemd/user
$ cp /usr/lib/systemd/user/vncserver@.service ~/.config/systemd/user/
- After copying files, reload the user’s systems as follows:
$ systemctl --user daemon-reload
- Use vncpasswd command to setup password for the root user as follows:
- Enable vncserver service and allow it to run at boot time as follows:
$ systemctl --user enable vncserver@:<display>.service --now
- You must not use displays 0 and 1 and only use between 2 and 99.
- As the final step, enable lingering as follows:
$ loginctl enable-linger