Using VNC to connect to lxplus

   These instructions aim to be a brief guide to starting a VNC server on lxplus and connecting to it. Incase of problems, errors or suggestions please contain Chris Jones.

Start a server on lxplus

              lxplus012 ~ > vncserver :8 -localhost -name Lxplus-Session -geometry 1024x768

Connect to Server

                      pcdn ~ > vncviewer -via <username>@<lxplus-host> :8      

                  Where <username> is your afs username, and <lxplus-host> is the lxplus machine you started the session on, including the number. (E.g.

Killing the Server

             lxplus012 ~ > vncserver -kill :8

          On the same lxplus host as you started the server on.