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I've currently have the following situation.

I have a server, that is connected to the internet with ssh (on a non 22 port). This is an ubuntu server without X server. Now i have a machine inside this network, that is used as a desktop machine.

Is it possible to forward all request on a specific port (for the server) directly to that desktop machine, to be able to use the Xserver over SSH?

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migrated from Feb 26 '11 at 22:55

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If you want the X client to appear on your desktop machine, the normal way I do this is with ssh -X servername

Check to make sure your Display environment variabile is set via echo $DISPLAY and any xclient started from that X session will show up on your desktop x server.

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