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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to configure remote desktop (not secure)?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. Warning! Remote Desktop will only work if there's a GNOME login session
             Leaving computer with an unattended GNOME login session is not secure
             Use (System -> Lock Screen) and off the monitor when computer is left unattended
  3. System -> Preferences -> Remote Desktop
  4. Remote Desktop Preferences
    Sharing ->
    Allow other users to view your desktop (Checked)
    Allow other users to control your desktop (Checked)
    Security ->
    Ask you for confirmation (Un-Checked)
    Require the user to enter this password: (Checked)
    Password: Specify the password
The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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