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Re: [K12OSN] SSH, X, W98, and putty



On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Doug Simpson wrote:

> Hello!
> 
> I know there is a way to use ssh to tunnel X to a remote workstation and 
> run X apps on the server and display them on the remote terminal running 
> linux and ssh.
> 
> like this:
> 
> ssh -X -C user box name
> 
> and then just type the commandline for the application like:
> 
> xclock
> 
> Now, is there a way to do the same with putty from a windows98 computer?  
> I can ssh into the server with putty and tell it to forward X11 but I get 
> an error:
> 
> X connection to localhost:10.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown)
> 
> Will this even work?


Do you have an Xserver running on the PC ?

Try something like the cygwin xserver.  Still, I don't know if
there is the right integration between putty and cygwin.  Or, if
there even needs to be any integration. maybe it would just work.

Jim McQuillan
jam Ltsp org




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