How to Use Remote Desktop on the Raspberry Pi with VNC
Resources and Going Further
If you would like to dig deeper into the details of RealVNC, we recommend looking at its docs page.
While RealVNC comes pre-installed on Raspbian, there are other Linux-based VNC applications out there that you could try. Here are some alternatives:
If you don't have any sort of network access for your Raspberry Pi, you can have your Pi host its own network by becoming a WiFi access point! This will allow you to connect to your Pi from another computer via SSH, VNC, etc. without relying on other networking equipment (e.g. routers).
Setting up a Raspberry Pi 3 as an Access Point
April 23, 2018
Ready to develop some Python programs on your Pi? Our Getting Started guide will walk you through writing your own Python code to control hardware:
Python Programming Tutorial: Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi
June 27, 2018
Looking for some inspiring Raspberry Pi projects? We recommend checking out these tutorials: