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



There is no Xserver running that I know of on the w98 box. . .  I just 
assumed that windows was an Xserver of sorts. . . guess not, huh?

DS


On Tue, 8 Jul 2003 jam mcquil com wrote:

> 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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Doug Simpson
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DeQueen Public Schools
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