gnome2 over an ssh2 connection
cliftonr at tikitechnologies.com
Wed Apr 20 09:56:01 PDT 2005
On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 04:01:27AM -0700, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 09:46:10PM -0700, Joshua Lewis wrote:
> > I connect to my FreeBSD system from a PowerBook and was wondering (mostly
> > for fun) if I can run Gnome2 or KDE or something within a Terminal
> > connection on my PowerBook.
> Yes, but you need an X server for your power book. Apple has a copy of
> XFree86 available on their website, I'd recomend installing it.
Getting OT here, but if you bought a recent version (OS X 10.2 or
later) it's on the extra DVD that came with the hardware and OS. I
installed X for my daughter's iBook last summer so she could run
It is indeed perfectly feasible to run X apps over the network,
that's what it was designed for.
Clifton Royston -- cliftonr at tikitechnologies.com
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