Man page for apt-get tightvncserver Command
This tutorial shows the man page for man tightvncserver in linux.
Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
Result of the Command Execution shown below:
vncserver(1) TightVNC vncserver(1)
vncserver a wrapper to launch an X server for VNC.
vncserver [:display] [ geometry widthxheight] [ depth depth] [ pix
elformat rgbNNN|bgrNNN] [ name desktop name] [ httpport int ] [ base
httpport int ] [ alwaysshared ] [ nevershared ] [Xvnc options...]
vncserver [ clean ] kill :display
vncserver is a wrapper script for Xvnc, the free X server for VNC (Vir
tual Network Computing). It provides all capabilities of a standard X
server, but does not connect to a display for itself. Instead, Xvnc
creates a virtual desktop you can view or control remotely using a VNC
You can add Xvnc options at the command line. They will be added to the
invocation of Xvnc without changes. The options provided by the vnc
server itself are as follows:
The display number to use. If omitted, the next free display
number is used.
Set desktop width and height.
Set the colour depth of the visual to provide, in bits per
pixel. Must be a value between 8 and 32.
Set colour format for pixels representation. The viewer can do
the conversion to any other pixel format, but it is faster if
the depth and pixel format of the server is the same as the
equivalent values on the viewer display.
This specifies the name of the desktop.
clean This option can be used in conjunction with
Stops the session running on the specified display.
Never allow shared desktops.
Always allow shared desktops.
The base http port to use for the java client applet (you have
to install the tightvnc java package to make this work). The
real port number will be port = base + display num.
The http port to use for the java client applet (you have to
install the tightvnc java package to make this work).
help Prints a short usage notice to stderr.
Invokes Xvnc on the next available display and with suitable
Invokes Xvnc on display :1.
vncserver geometry 800x600 depth 16 :1
Invokes Xvnc on display :1 with desktop size of 800x600 pixels
and color depth of 16 bits per pixel.
vncserver kill :1
Shuts down Xvnc server on display :1.
Xvnc(1), vncviewer(1), vncpasswd(1), vncconnect(1)
Original VNC was developed in AT&T Laboratories Cambridge. TightVNC
additions were implemented by Constantin Kaplinsky. Many other people
participated in development, testing and support.
Man page authors:
August 2006 vncserver(1)