Deploy Xfce Desktop

Last updated: 1/21/2016

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$44.7777000000

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This template uses the Azure Linux CustomScript extension to deploy Xfce Desktop on the VM. It creates an Ubuntu VM, does a silent install of Xfce desktop and xrdp

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
adminUsername User name for the Virtual Machine.
adminPassword Password for the Virtual Machine.
dnsNamePrefix DNS Name for the publicly accessible node. Must be lowercase. It should match with the following regular expression: ^[a-z][a-z0-9-]{1,61}[a-z0-9]$ or it will raise an error.
vmSize The size of the virtual machines used when provisioning
ubuntuOSVersion The Ubuntu version for the VM. This will pick a fully patched image of this given Ubuntu version. Allowed values: 12.04.5-LTS, 14.04.2-LTS, 15.10.

Use the template

PowerShell
New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/ubuntu-desktop-xfce-rdp/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure Azure PowerShell
Command line
azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/ubuntu-desktop-xfce-rdp/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface