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[SLUG] Xming for X on Windows [Was: Xserver/Xclient]
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- Subject: [SLUG] Xming for X on Windows [Was: Xserver/Xclient]
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 14:11:10 +0200
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<quote who="Phil Scarratt">
> > I'm told that one of the big pros of the X server/client is that the
> > server and the client can be on separate machines ( I guess like a
> > remote desktop). How can I use my windows machine to run applications on
> > the linux machine. Currently I'm just using a "vnc" setup.
> Short answer: install cygwin on your windows machine, making sure to
> install whatever X server is included with it.
An even faster route to satisfaction: Xming. It's really easy to install and
has a little startup wizard to configure it how you want, eg. running full
screen or using managed windows, using PuTTY to set up a compressed ssh
forward for you, etc. It's really sweet.
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