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It is possible to use X11-forwarding running on a common remote server without GPU ?

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X11-Forwarding does not require any kind of graphics ability on the host, and is commonly used in this configuration (among many others no doubt) when remotely maintaining VM's. [ If you are using Linux, the only thing you need installed on the remote host by way of an "X" environment is xauth, and possibly some fonts - you don't even need X installed].

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Thanks - the goal is to manage VM's yes. – J.E. Feb 27 '13 at 2:47

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