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Old 11-23-2012, 05:19 PM   #1
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Need excellent and complete documentation on installing / running X Windows

I need to install Oracle on Linux. I want to be able to use the Oracle install remotely.
In the past I have done this with X term, etc.

I have looked but do not see anything that is for dummies.

Thanks in advance.

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Let's say your local machine is and remote server is, where you need to install Oracle, then you can launch an X terminal from remote server on your local machine and can do your job.
To do this, first check your DISPLAY variable, using:
Code: echo $DISPLAY
Then allow remote host to launch it's x on your local desktop: xhost
Then login into remote server i.e., open a terminal, and follow as:
Code: setenv DISPLAY  ## If using C shell
Or, if using bash shell: export DISPLAY xterm &      ## Invoke xterm 

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