__/ [ Michael B. Trausch ] on Monday 15 May 2006 16:03 \__
> heavytull wrote in <1147699782.124747.136640@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> on Mon May 15 2006 09:29:
>> Michael B. Trausch wrote:
>>> SSH has the added bonus of being able to tunnel arbitrary network ports
>>> over the Internet -- so that you can do things like run X11 programs
>>> remotely and display them on your computer, or connect to a server that
>>> encrypted by establishing an SSH tunnel, first. This is an amazing thing
>>> to be able to do. :-)
>>> - Mike
>> yes, but i didn't understand when you said:
>>> Only mobility can be an issue, unless you can SSH with X-forwarding (or
>>> just telnet for slrn) from the outside, foreign machine. I do it /all/
>>> the time.
>> In fact I already experienced ssh by using a ready made prog called
>> PUtty, I was quite interested in that since i could open a new session
>> on my linux box from another pc running under windows and run whatever
>> i liked as non graphical applications.
> Well, Roy said that. However, PuTTY supports X display forwarding, if you
> have an X server installed on the local machine. So, under Windows, you
> can install Xming and have that display programs that you start on your
> Linux/UNIX/UNIX-like box, without issues so long as it's enabled on the
> server as well.
It is a good solution is you cannot have that 'bridge' which is
virtualisation (e.g. VMWare), or a dual-boot machine. Sometimes it can help
if you want to remain in your native Windows environment.
<heavytull>, I suggest you also have a look at the following:
There are plenty of Cygwin and VMWare instructional Webcasts in there.
> That way, you can run X11, GNOME, GTK+, or KDE applications and while they
> they'll display in a separate window on your desktop, through the X11
5-6 years ago I began using an X server from Labtam <
http://www.labtam-inc.com/ >. There are plenty more of these abound
Hope it helps,
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