remote x session
frankstaals at gmx.net
Mon Dec 24 13:50:54 PST 2007
Jonathan Horne wrote:
> On Monday 24 December 2007 01:11:12 pm Jeremy Gransden wrote:
>> On 12/24/07, Jonathan Horne <freebsd at dfwlp.com> wrote:
>>> i have been wanting to set up the ability to open an entirely new x
>>> session to
>>> another box, in a window of my currently running session. xnest is one
>>> of doing this, but i was wondering if there are any others (perhaps, a
>>> easier to configure and get going) ?
>>> Jonathan Horne
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>> Can you forward X through ssh? Or is that not what you are looking for?
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> i did finally get ssh to forwared X, but it only worked with
> ssh -Y [host]
> im not sure yet why ssh -X doesnt work, but ive not yet finished reading about
> the ins and outs of what security settings im overriding with the -Y.
> i was able to start xclock as a test. but what i would really like to be able
> to accomplish, would be to get the entire 'startx' to work over an ssh
> session, and have it open as another window on my desktop.
Is vnc not an option then ?
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