Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are looking for a way to control the Pi mini PC remotely, might be interested in a new Raspberry Pi VNC software which is being developed by RealVNC. That allows you to control all the applications and source code on your Raspberry Pi PC remotely from a Windows desktop.
Once you have installed the Raspberry Pi VNC software on your Pi mini PC you will also need to install the VNC Viewer on the Windows system you would like to control your Pi from.
Once set up the Raspberry Pi VNC system will allow you to enjoy Minecraft remotely and carry out a wealth of other functions on your Pi as though you were sitting in front of it. RealVNC. Marc Scott Head of Curriculum Development at the Raspberry Pi Foundation has taken the new VNC software for a spin and explains :
The performance was great, once the settings had been played with a little, and set-up was easy just by following the instructions on the GitHub .Once this is perfected, it will certainly be fantastic for teachers and students, who will be able to use their existing ICT infrastructure to connect and control their Raspberry Pis.
For more information on the new Raspberry Pi VNC software jump over to the GitHub website for details and download links for Alpha 1 to take part in the development of the latest version of the VNC Server optimised for the Raspberry Pi by following the link below.
The alpha is automatically licensed with a Personal license when you install it on your Raspberry Pi (but feel free to apply an Enterprise license key of your own for additional features). The alpha license will expire at the end of Jan 2017.
If you found this article interesting you might also be interested in this list of awesome Raspberry Pi Zero projects we have put together or the Arduino wind speed meter or anemometer project which is easy to build with basic Arduino skills.
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