Intro: Use Orange Pi Without Monitor by Using SSH and VNC Server
Orange Pi is like a mini computer. It has all basic ports that a normal computer has.
IT has Some special special ports Like
- USB OTG
- GPIO Headers
- SD Card Slot
- Parallel Camera Port
If you want to operate orange pi you must have a need of these things
- HDMI Port Monitor
But In this tutorial we will operate Orange pi without Monitor, Keyboard and Mouse
Step 1: Required
Step 2: Hardware Attachment
Now attach the orange pi with the internet modem by using Ethernet port of orange pi.
Open Router setting and check the DHCP list by using 192.168.1.1 this is by default IP of the routers.
and check the IP address of the orange pi.
Step 3: Access SSH Server by Using PUTTY
If you are using Raspbian image on Orange Pi then ssh server is install by default in it. you cant need to install on orange pi.
Now open Putty on your windows
Now Write the IP address on the putty which is available on Router DHCP list
My IP address is 192.168.1.111 and port no is 22.
And press open
if you are using Raspbian image which is available Orange Pi official Website
This is command line inter face now you have a need of graphical user interface Now you have to install VNC on Orange Pi
Step 4: Install VNC ON Orange PI
Open Putty and access the orange pi
Now you have to write these command to install VNC Server on Orange PI to access Graphical User Interface
sudo apt-get install tightvncserver
Now its going to install VNC from internet. Internet should be available
To start services of VNC. Now write
Now VNC services will be available
Step 5: Access VNC Server on Windows PC
Open VNC Viewer on windows PC to access orange PI
- Press Right button on the screen and then press "New Connection"
- Properties will be appear on the screen. Write IP address and Port number
- This is my IP address 192.168.1.111:5901 5901 is a port number
- Now press Connect
- Now graphical User Interface will be available on PC
- Enter the Password to connect
Step 6: Feedback
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