Get Google Cloud Linux Server for Free
- Open this URL in your browser. It will prompt you to login into your google account if you haven’t already.
- On Upper Right Corner, Click on Activate Cloud Shell. A new overlayed window will appear at the bottom of the screen. Wait for the provisioning.
- Next you need to make sure that docker is installed on the machine. If it isn’t run :
sudo apt install docker
- If it shows any any prompt type
yand hit enter. Now copy and paste this command and hit enter in the shell. It will create a container and install Ubuntu OS into it.
docker run -p 6080:80 dorowu/ubuntu-desktop-lxde-vnc
Modify port number from upper right icon, next to setting icon to 6080. Click save and preview and it will redirect to a new tab in your browser and there goes your Ubuntu OS running in your browser.
There is no step 6, enjoy your free Desktop Linux Shell 😎
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