X11 Forwarding not clear

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Thu Jul 1 06:08:51 PDT 2010

Fabrizio Buratta wrote:
> Hi all, just a question.
> I'm running a program using X11 forwarding ( the program resides in
> the Server machine running X  ).
>  what videocard drivers take the execution upon? Client or Server
> videocard drivers?

The one connected to the monitor you're displaying it on - which is the
one running the X server, but most users think of as the client machine.
The machine running the program doesn't need a video card at all.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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