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Remote Desktop Connection – by Daley Chetwynd

A neat tutorial on setting up a Remote Desktop connection for a Raspberry Pi from long-term supporter Daley Chetwynd

I’ve had a Raspberry Pi since May 2012, when the first wave arrived. It’s a great device, but requires a display if not only connected to by SSH over a network. The Raspberry Pi has a HDMI output port, allowing it to be connected to a HDMI TV for display. It’s inconvenient to carry a TV around every time I wish to use my Raspberry Pi though, so I usually connect to it using a Remote Desktop connection from my Fedora 18 Linux laptop. This post gives instructions as to how I’ve set up this remote desktop connection.


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