Ubuntu screen sharing setting (VNC)

Jan 10, 2021 2:34 pm
by Alex

For Ubuntu screen sharing it default require encryption, that’s why I cannot connect through VPN client on my iPhone, here is how to setup screen sharing and disable the encryption requirement.

  1. Open up Settings, navigate to Sharing option
settings

2. Enable Screen Sharing and give it a password

3. Now open up dconf editor and navigate to the following key to disable the encryption option

How to install dconf editor

sudo apt-get install dconf-editor
/org/gnome/desktop/remote-access/require-encryption

4. Turn off Use default value, and change the Custom value to False