Viewing on remote PC
anujhere at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 23:57:29 UTC 2007
Why don't you try tight vnc for this(server running vnc and WinXpee
running vnc client.
PuTTY (the Telnet and SSH client itself)
* PSCP (an SCP client, i.e. command-line secure file copy)
* PSFTP (an SFTP client, i.e. general file transfer sessions much
* PuTTYtel (a Telnet-only client)
* Plink (a command-line interface to the PuTTY back ends)
* Pageant (an SSH authentication agent for PuTTY, PSCP and Plink)
* PuTTYgen (an RSA and DSA key generation utility).
From my shell if I login threw
[user at myserver]$ ssh -X <remote machine>
and after logging in
I can use different X based utilities of remote machine.
[user at remote_machine] firefox &
^Opens firefox browser of remote machine.
On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 04:47 -0800, White Hat wrote:
> I have a FBSD computer that I need to access via ssh from a WinXP machine running 'putty'. I am using ssh certificates for authorization. No problem there. I can do anything I want when I access the FBSD machine in this manner, except run something like KDE or XFCE4. I thought I made all of the required changes to the ssh_config and sshd_config as well as 'putty', but evidently not.
> I have 'startx' set to start 'xfce4' presently. If I type: 'startx' while logged in via ssh, xfce4 will start on the FBSD machine just fine. However, on the WinXP PC with 'putty', all I see are the start up messages on the screen. The actual GUI, etc. never appears. This makes using the program impossible from a remote location.
> I am sure I am doing something really stupid here. Perhaps someone could point me i the right direction.
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