setting up remote X

Matt Heath matt at
Mon Aug 11 18:25:55 PDT 2003

george wrote:

>I have a few headless boxes and would like to be able to
>bring up the xserver remotely using Exceed but have no idea
>on how to go about it.
>anyone point me to a tutorial or instructions for this?
>I dont want to run vncserver but i would like a similiar approace without
>the web
>interface if possible, we did something similiar on a Sun machine at work
>all the time but i dont know what they set up to allow wheather it be rexec
>or rlogin. Please help.

I have no idea about Exceed and it is not a great search term

here's how I run programs remotely that display locally :

local% startx
local% ssh -X remote

remote% xclock

and xclock pops up on my local display with the remote time

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