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  • Subject: Re: knode uploaded articles dates
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 08:02:32 +0100
  • Newsgroups: alt.os.linux
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__/ [ 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
>>> isn't
>>> 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
> Server.

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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