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Old 11-23-2004, 09:41 PM   #1
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An intro to The X Windows System


Hey,
I have just installed Fedora Core 3 on a junk computer so I can play around with Linux before I dedicate my good computer to Linux and I read somewhere about this thing called the X Windows System. I read that it controlls the input/output of your whole computer. Well, somewhere in there I read that you can have remote desktop to a computer somewhere else on your network, even with a differant OS ( a question about that: will it work on WinXP?). How would I go about doing that?
Is there any other important information to know about X or any good links please let me know!!!
-Z
 
Old 11-24-2004, 03:24 AM   #2
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man X and google for exporting X display, or better, ssh X11 tunneling. And ssh from windows to linux is easy, although getting X with it (if you can work with a terminal you don't need X, it's not true that X controls ALL IO of the computer, just the clients under it) is harder, you'll need either exceed (commercial) or X setup through cygwin.
 
Old 11-24-2004, 03:29 AM   #3
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RTFM: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/XDMCP-HOWTO/
 
  


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