[H-GEN] Remote X for dummies
pat at humbug.org.au
Tue May 14 05:31:16 EDT 2002
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> I'd be running xwin32 and using linux-based gui clients like evolution if
> we could get our x-server running. Once I have more than 5 minutes to sit
I'm assuming that you're using a windows machine, and want to display the
output of applications running on your linux box.
1. Grab an X server for windows and install it, make sure it is running.
Xwin32 springs to mind (although this is a commercial product)
2. Grab putty. The current version supports X forwarding (hint:
3. Connect to your host of choice using putty with this option enabled.
4. Run the application from the command line in your ssh session, it will
load up in a local window. (on the windows machine) xeyes, xlogo, and xterm
are some examples of xclients which you may want to test first.
Don't thank me, thank google. 
 It's amazing how many of these simple problems google solves with only
limited amounts  of effort.
 Limited by your imagination. 
 Like others here, I'm beginning to like footnotes.
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