How to install vinagre in Ubuntu

To install vinagre in Ubuntu

Vinagre is a remote desktop tool like VNC server. It is used to view the client machine remotely. Support the protocols such as ssh, spice, vnc and rdp. Installation of vinagre in Ubuntu is explained in this manual.

 

To install Vinagre

Append the repo link in sources.list file

root@linuxhelp:~# vim /etc/apt/sources.list

 

Add the following line into file.

deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu vivid main universe

 

Update the repository by using the following command.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com wily-security InRelease                                                                                                           
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily InRelease                                                                                                                  
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com vivid InRelease [218 kB]            
Get:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-updates InRelease [65.9 kB]          
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com wily-security/main Sources                                                           
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com wily-security/restricted Sources                                                     
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com wily-security/universe Sources                              
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports InRelease                                                 
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily/main Sources                                                      
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily/restricted Sources                                     
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily/universe Sources                                       
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Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/multiverse amd64 Packages                                                                                                  
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/main i386 Packages                                                                                                         
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/restricted i386 Packages                                                                                                   
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/universe i386 Packages                                                                                                     
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/multiverse i386 Packages                                                                                                   
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/main Translation-en                                                                                                        
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/multiverse Translation-en                                                                                                  
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/restricted Translation-en                                                                                                  
Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/universe Translation-en                                                                                                    
Get:17 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com vivid/main i386 Packages [1,361 kB]                                                                                                    
Get:18 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com vivid/universe i386 Packages [6,486 kB]                                                                                                
Get:19 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com vivid/main Translation-en [793 kB]                                                                                                     
Get:20 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com vivid/universe Translation-en [4,456 kB]                                                                                               
Fetched 22.1 MB in 8min 34s (43.0 kB/s)                                                                                                                                    
Reading package lists... Done

 

Finally, install the vinagre package by using apt-get install command.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install vinagre -y
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  freerdp-x11 libfreerdp-rail1.1 libgtk-vnc-2.0-0 libgvnc-1.0-0 liblz4-1 libopus0 libspice-client-glib-2.0-8 libspice-client-gtk-3.0-4 libusbredirhost1 libusbredirparser1
  libxfreerdp-client1.1 spice-client-glib-usb-acl-helper
Suggested packages:
  opus-tools
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  freerdp-x11 libfreerdp-rail1.1 libgtk-vnc-2.0-0 libgvnc-1.0-0 liblz4-1 libopus0 libspice-client-glib-2.0-8 libspice-client-gtk-3.0-4 libusbredirhost1 libusbredirparser1
  libxfreerdp-client1.1 spice-client-glib-usb-acl-helper vinagre
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Setting up libxfreerdp-client1.1:amd64 (1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-5ubuntu1) ...
Setting up freerdp-x11 (1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-5ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libgvnc-1.0-0 (0.5.3-1.3) ...
Setting up libgtk-vnc-2.0-0 (0.5.3-1.3) ...
Setting up liblz4-1:amd64 (0.0~r131-1) ...
Setting up libusbredirparser1:amd64 (0.7-1ubuntu2) ...
Setting up libusbredirhost1:amd64 (0.7-1ubuntu2) ...
Setting up spice-client-glib-usb-acl-helper (0.28-1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libspice-client-glib-2.0-8:amd64 (0.28-1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libspice-client-gtk-3.0-4:amd64 (0.28-1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up vinagre (3.16.1-1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.21-0ubuntu4) ...

 

Once the package is installed, search and open vinagre in the unity dashboard.
vinagre

 

Click connect to view your client machine.

client_system


Choose your preferred protocols and click connect.
prefered_protocol
Now you can control the client system.
control_client


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