Tight vnc Install Details

 To install tightvnc to have a remote window into your Pi

from the terminal enter


"sudo apt-get install tightvncserver"

 this will install tightvnc


"vncserver :1 -geometry 1280x800 -depth 16 -pixelformat rgb565:"

this will set up the "screen" params

your will be promted to set up a password - note it can only be 8 chars long

from your other computer connect using Ultra VNC Viewer

enter the IP address of your Pi

you will now be prompted for the password

enter password and you should now be able to "see" your raspberry pi desktop..