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RE: [SLUG] Xserver/Xclient
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- Subject: RE: [SLUG] Xserver/Xclient
- From: "Roger Barnes" <Roger.Barnes@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 13:06:35 +1000
- Thread-index: AcXZ2P6JLnjY21mlSmuXAWRbQPAPnAAAB2dw
- Thread-topic: [SLUG] Xserver/Xclient
> It doesn't do what cxoffice does, but it does what the
> original poster asked - i.e. to be able to login remotely to
> a linux machine from Windows and run a graphics interface on
> the Linux which displays its windows on the Windows machine.
> In case you are not up to date with it (which I suspect from
> your definition of Gygwin as a simple "unix-api") then it
> also includes a full port of the core
> XFree86 to Windows.
Cygwin has X.org now, and gtk, and gnome, and subversion, and rpm, and ... :)
I can vouch that remote X works, I've run a cygwin X.org server displaying applications running on my linux box over ssh. Vnc might work better for you though, especially over slow connections with display intensive applications.