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Old 11-17-2005, 09:17 AM   #1
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SSH X forwarding


hey,
i was wondering if you could use X11 forwarding if the client computer is a window or mac operating system. When i ssh into my linux machine, i want to run applications on my X server (which is my ssh server too), and have it display on my window machine or mac machine. Is this possible or should i just stick with vnc and just use ssh tunneling?

thanks,

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Old 11-17-2005, 09:40 AM   #2
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Yes, it will work.

For windows, you can use cygwin and start your local X server by typing startxwin
then
ssh -Y sshdhost
I'm using Cygwin/X 6.8.1.0-1

For mac, should be the same
 
  


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