The Ubuntu desktop will, by default, install the Gnome desktop.
If you are looking to install the KDE desktop, you may want to look
elsewhere for that information.
Connect to your VPS using SSH, and
run the following commands:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
sudo chmod -x /bin/plymouth
Your VPS will now reboot into the standard Ubuntu desktop. In
the following steps you will learn how to access it.
Log in to mPanel, then click the 'Rescue' button next to your
VPS to access the Rescue Console.
(You should see the desktop)
Click the 'Dash home' icon in the top left and type in 'desktop
sharing' into the Unity search area to find the Desktop Sharing
Set up the security settings. Please ensure that you use a
Please note: You need to enable the checkbox
for "Allow other users to control your desktop"
You should now be able to connect to your VPS via your favourite
VNC viewer using the VNC Settings specified using the rescue