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I'm planning on SSH-ing into my ubuntu machine from my windows 7 machine with putty. I would like to be able to get X to work. Are there any viable X-servers for windows 7?

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exact duplicate of askubuntu.com/questions/13855/x-server-for-windows –  hbdgaf Nov 18 '10 at 15:58
but that's on a different website, is that not allowed? –  Sandro Dec 3 '10 at 23:43

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Xming is a nice, free and open-source option.

Exceed is not free, but is a very nice option as well.

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You can run x in cygwin. Then you don't need putty either....

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when installing cygwin, be sure to install both the ssh and the X packages. I know X is not installed by default. –  kzh Nov 19 '10 at 2:09

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