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Old 11-09-2009, 05:28 PM   #1
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How can I connect to Redhat Enterprise 5 by running X windows on my Windows PC?

I have a Redhat Enterprise 5 server with no Graphics monitor. I would like to run a X client on my Windows 7 PC in order to connect to the Redhat server. Does any application (such as VNC or SSH client?) allow me to do? If so, how can I configure the Linux server and Windows client?
Any help will be much appreciated.
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Old 11-09-2009, 05:30 PM   #2
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Check putty

edit: AFAIK, it wouldn't allow you to run X, though

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Is there an Xserver running on the RH host ?
If not, then you will need to have one running.

VNC is very easy to setup and connect with.
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Thank you guys for the quick reply. VNC worked! - jpteiko
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If VNC is running slow you can drop back to 640X480 screen resolution and see a considerable speed increase. This can be done in a manner that does not affect the local linux boxes screen resolution.

If security is an issue you can also run VNC over/through a ssh tunnel.


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