This guide provides details on how to setup a remote linux (lubuntu) server with a desktop environment which can be connected to via remote desktop (RDP).
This guide is specifically for lubuntu desktop environment, which is a lightweight desktop based on LXDE.
Setting up a desktop interface on your cloud server instance (lubuntu).
> apt-get install xrdp
Install lubuntu light weight desktop environment
> apt-get install lubuntu-desktop
We then want to enable the xrdp for a user to login to.
and add line
lxsession -e LXDE -s Lubuntu
We restart the xrdp service.
> sudo service xrdp restart
Then we can connect to our remote machine using win10 (or MacOS) RDP client.
Select the option ‘Xorg’ and enter your linux username and password.
To install chromium browser
> sudo apt-get install chromium-browser
Open chromium browser