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[TUT] RaspberryPi3++Headless++VNC-Desktop - susitronix - 02-16-2018

RaspberryPi3 Desktop Headless VNC-Viewer Tutorial by philipp wyler
(i recomend buying a highspeed SDHC SDcard that makes raspi boot much faster)

    >>>Download Raspbian (faster install than noobs):
    //Raspbian Stretch with Desktop ZIP/torrent

    >>>Unzip using 7zip (recomended):
    //Download freeware
>>>Unzip your .img file using 7zip    //goto /user/downloads/

    >>>Prepare your SDHC card with SdCardFormatter:
    //Download freeware
>>>Lounch SdCardFormatter and format SDHC-card   //(((((WARNING))))) SELECT APPROPRIATE DRIVE!!!

    >>>burn the Image onto your SDHC using Win32DiskImager:
    //Download freeware Win32DiskImager
>>>Lounch Win32DiskImager
>>>>>>>(((((WARNING))))) under device tab your SDHC location MUST BE SELECTED (drive ESmile
>>>>>>>click the small folder icon on top and SELECT YOUR RASPBIAN IMAGEFILE.
>>>>>>>click [WRITE]   //wait until finished. Installation of Raspbian is done.

    >>>Now we initiate the pi for lan/Wlan ssh connection:
>>>Open NOTEPAD (windows click start, write notepad and press enter to start notepad)
>>>SAVE AS: //click tab [file] [save as]   (no text needed)

>>>>>>>Location: //select your RaspberryPi Folder ON THE SDHC
>>>>>>>File name: "ssh"   //type: "ssh" WITH quotation mark!
>>>>>>>Save as type: All files >>> click SAVE

(((((WARNING))))) ALWAYS USE "SAVELY REMOVE HARDWARE" from your windows taskbar right side.

>>>Insert SDHC into your RaspberryPi WHILE POWER OFF.

>>>PowerON your RaspberryPi and dont touch for aprox. 2 minutes.

    >>>First we search our Network for find out the IP-adress, wich the DNS-server has choosen for for the Pi.
    >>>i am using: ios netAnalyzer (neat tool)
    //Download freeware
>>>Search for the IP address with name raspberry

    >>>for the configuration we use PUTTY CLI-cmd  (CLI=comand line interface)
    //Download freeware
>>>Lounch PUTTY
>>>Enter your IP in the Field: Host Name (or IP address) //(192,133,1,75=FALSE) (
>>>Click open enters the CLI-cmd
>>>login as:pi       //default user name
>>>password:raspberry     //default password

// CLI should look like this    
pi@raspberrypi:~ $

    >>>time for configuration: type
sudo raspi-config

//with the cursors select:    //initiate SDHC size
[7 Advanced Options]       //now cursor-right/left UNTIL <Select> is selected-->press enter
>>>choose: [Expand Filesystem]   //now cursor-right/left UNTIL <Select> is selected-->press enter

//with the cursors select:    //boot into desktop OS
[3 Boot Options]    //now cursor-right/left UNTIL <Select> is selected-->press enter
[B1 Desktop / CLI]    //now cursor-right/left UNTIL <Select> is selected-->press enter
[B4 Desktop Autologin]    //now cursor-right/left UNTIL <Select> is selected-->press enter

//with the cursors select:    //Enable VNC
[5 Interfacing Options]    //now cursor-right/left UNTIL <Select> is selected-->press enter
[P3 VNC]    //now cursor-right/left UNTIL <Select> is selected-->press enter

//close the config:
cursor-right/left UNTIL <Finish> is selected-->press enter
Like to REBOOT? select [YES]
>>>close PUTTY CLI-cmd

>>>after reboot open PUTTY CLI-cmd
    >>>configure the display options for VNC: //by editing the nano config text file

sudo nano /boot/config.txt

//use cursor up/down to navigate BELOW #hdmi_mode=1

# uncomment to force a specific HDMI mode (this will force VGA)
hdmi_ignore_edid=5000080  //INSERT LINE AND ADD THIS TEXT
hdmi_group=2          //INSERT LINE AND ADD THIS TEXT
hdmi_mode=85          //INSERT LINE AND ADD THIS TEXT  //this will set the display Resolution @60Hz
                               //85=1280x720; 16=1024x768; 77=2560x1600
#uncomment to force a hdmi mode rather than........

    >>>finish Config press:
[ctrl] + [X]    //exit
[Y] = Yes    //do you want to save the file
[enter]        //File Name to write? //dont rename just hit enter!

//Reboot again
sudo reboot

>>>close PUTTY CLI-cmd

    >>>Download VNCviewer for Windows:
>>>unzip to your desktop or C-drive   //no installation needed
>>>run VNCviewer
>>>enter your IP and press enter
>>>Username:pi       //default user name
>>>Password:raspberry     //default password

    Now Your inside RaspberryPi Desktop
    First we will FULLY update the Raspberry:
>>>Open Terminal=CLI-cmd and type:
sudo apt-get update    //Raspbian will fetch the Updates
sudo apt-get upgrade    //Raspbian will apply the Updates //wait patient!

The Raspberry installation is finnish.
Next we install Gekko:
*/This is from User: rick_rolled thanks again ;-)

>>>open VNC=raspi desktop
>>>open Terminal (CLI-cmd)   //From nnow on we have a CLI in the raspi Desktop. PUTTY CLI not needed enymore.

    //Install nodejs and npm (

curl -sL | sudo bash -
           // 6.x is latest verstion, but should be replaced by current version if available
sudo apt-get install nodejs -y

   //Install git
sudo apt-get install git

   //Install gekko
git clone git://
cd gekko

   //Install gekko dependencies    //wait patient>>>dont touch until complete!
npm install --only=production

   //Install Tulip indicators
npm install tulind --only=production       //@rick_rolled just the tulip indicators were missing

   //Start gekko
node gekko --ui  (must be in ~/gekko) OR node /filepath/gekko --ui

This is it.
(((((NOTICE))))) the Password must be changed now because of enybody knows the Default Password:
>>>On Raspi Desktop top left, click on the fruit symbole.
>>>>>>>System (Tab)
>>>>>>>[Change Password]

Hope this helps.
Thanks: rick_rolled, Alexander Baran-Harper, AskMike, tommiehansen

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RE: [TUT] RaspberryPi3++Headless++VNC-Desktop - ankasem - 02-16-2018

very nice thank you

RE: [TUT] RaspberryPi3++Headless++VNC-Desktop - gward - 03-12-2018

OMG I finally got it working. Thanks for tying it all together susitronix.

RE: [TUT] RaspberryPi3++Headless++VNC-Desktop - kilroy - 04-01-2018

Thank you for doing this guide.

RE: [TUT] RaspberryPi3++Headless++VNC-Desktop - pingywon - 05-21-2018

Why is this not working for me?