By default XWeb servers running Ubuntu 14.04 don’t include a graphical desktop environment. It’s easy, however, to install the Xfce Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, if need be.
Keep in mind that once Xfce is installed on a hosted server, you’ll need a method to share and connect to the graphical desktop environment. That’s where VNC, or Virtual Network Computing, comes in. Once you finish this tutorial visit our tutorial on: How to Install VNC Server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
As a matter of best practices, let’s reload the package database:
sudo apt-get update
At this point, installing Xfce Desktop Environment is as simple as running just one command:
sudo apt-get install -y xfce4 xfce4-goodies