How do I run XWindows in a remote connection
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Fri Dec 8 15:48:49 PST 2006
On 12/8/06, Miller, Bill <B.MILLER2 at gwccnet.com> wrote:
> I am new to Linux and I have a server built and I am trying to do a "startx" using a putty window with ssh. I need to be able to have a remote firefox browser so I can install WebSphere.
This really isn't the appropriate list, but...
You need to have a local X server running and enable X11 forwarding
through the ssh connection (server and client). On Windows, probably
the most common X server is Cygwin/X:
For X forwarding, you should be able to find the setting in the client
(putty) configuration. On the server side (Linux), edit
/etc/ssh/sshd_config so that X11Forwarding is yes.
An alternative is VNC, but it's a little more difficult to set up initially.
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