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Re: X-Windows on Remote



On Tue, Jul 24, 2007 at 03:25:49PM -0500, Mike Dwiggins wrote:
> Admitting a lack of knowledge here, what is the best way to run an 
> x-windows session on SSH from a remote location.

Don't.

Instead, run an X server on the remote machine. Set SSH up to tunnel
X. SSH in to the host. Run X applications on the host, and they will
show up on the remote X server.

> 
> I can not seem to get Putty to cooperate at all for X-Windows.

I take it you mean Putty on Windows. Does Putty come with an X server?
If not, try cygwin, which supports openSSH.

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