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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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Old 11-23-2012, 08:01 PM   #2
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Let's say your local machine is example1.org.com and remote server is example2.org.com, 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:
example1.org.com# echo $DISPLAY
example1.org.com:X
Then allow remote host to launch it's x on your local desktop:
example1.org.com# xhost +example2.org.com
Then login into remote server i.e. example2.org.com, open a terminal, and follow as:
Code:
example2.org.com# setenv DISPLAY example1.org.com:X  ## If using C shell
Or, if using bash shell:
example2.org.com# DISPLAY=example1.org.com:X
example2.org.com# export DISPLAY
example2.org.com# xterm &      ## Invoke xterm 

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Old 11-23-2012, 10:23 PM   #3
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Have you consulted this?

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