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



On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Doug Simpson wrote:

> 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?

Ummm, no, definately not an xserver.

Jim.


> 
> 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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