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Virtualbox remote access on ubuntu server

I explain the problem, I have to connect via ssh tunneling enabling x11, to a remote machine with ubuntu server, in detail: Host: Windows 7, the software used putty Server: ubuntu server virtualbox ...
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Permanent open GUI session on remote computer (Ubuntu Server 12.04)

I'm looking for this (using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and Ubuntu Server 12.04): I need 1 machine (A) with an nonstop open session, because it has several programs which I need to be running constantly. I ...
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SSH X11 forwarding - Just partially working

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 / Client: Ubuntu 12.10 I have a strange phenomenon when using SSH with X11 forwarding: If I directly call for example xclock with this command then it works and xclock shows up ...
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How do I get vlc via X11-over-ssh to display the right font, instead of black rectangles only?

I'm running vlc on my Arch Linux box, forwarded via X11/ssh to my Mac. All characters in the application have been replaced by a black rectangle, so I can't read any labels. I would guess that vlc ...
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Mac OSX Mavericks X11 “connection refused”

Summary I can SSH into a remote Linux box from my macbook, when I am in an Ubuntu Virtual Machine on that macbook - but not from OSX. I seek guidance on how to get OSX to work with X11 forwarding and ...
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Remote X Session and Different Window Manager

I'm using my HP TouchPad to connect to my Linux box via SSH/X Forwarding, and I'd like to be able to start CTWM when I connect instead of having to start it from the terminal every time (and to keep ...
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How can I get an xterm to display on Parallels VM running Ubuntu 12.04?

I'd like to bring up a simple X application on my Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop running in a Parallels VM, and though I can get all X applications and servers to play nicely together in my network of VM's, ...
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X11 forwarding succeeds for one remote machine, fails for another (identical?) one

I have a Windows 7 box with Xming (running) and PuTTY (both up-to-date versions). I'm doing X11 forwarding to two Kubuntu 12.04 machines, and running xclock on each. On the first machine - it works; ...
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Forward Java jar display to another computer

I have a web server, using X11 forwarding, that I ssh -Y into in order to activate a Rails app. The app contains a system call to a jar file which will display on my computer: def executeJar ...
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IBM AIX: How do I set up SSH X forwarding on an unprivileged user with no home?

Long story short: I have an AIX server where my user is unprivileged and has no home directory, and it is not easy to fix this because OS-level management of this server is outside of my jurisdiction. ...
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Xterm giving error that DISPLAY is not set

$ xterm xterm: Xt error: Can't open display: xterm: DISPLAY is not set I connect to the server using ssh -X user@server. DISPLAY is not set $ echo $DISPLAY $ I am running Ubuntu 13.04
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Close XQuartz when closing Terminal

I have an alias in my .profile file that has the following format: alias cluster="ssh -X user@server" This starts an ssh session with X11 forwarding such that the GUI from the server is forwarded ...
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X11 Forwarding Error on Ubuntu Client, Though It Works On Windows

I have an interesting issue - on Windows using Xming I can forward X11 requests to my client (PC) successfully and can run the applications. However, I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC ...
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X11Forwarding using SSH and Netcat

From my machine, I must connect through nodes A, B, and C, to reach target: localhost -> A -> B -> C -> target Machine A is configured to refuse X11 Forwarding, so I guess I shouldn't ...
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Putty X11 forwarding, something not working right

I have PuTTY installed and I can successfully log in to the remote host. I also have Xming installed on the same host running PuTTY. The remote host is running Ubuntu 12.04, and by default, localhost ...
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X11 forwarding doesn't work with multiple tmux sessions

If I start a tmux session locally and leave it open, then ssh in remotely and start a new tmux session (not attaching to the old one, a brand spanking new session) X11 forwarding seems to break. I've ...
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How do I run X11 applications remotely?

How can I run X11 applications hosted on a remote server, given the following goals: Run anything that would run locally on the server. This includes OpenGL apps which use GLX. Seemless integration ...
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Connect to remote display on Mac

So basically, I am super lazy, and I want to be able to sit on my couch or in my bed, and watch netflix on my linux desktop or mac mini respectively. I got super hyped when I found out about x2x, but ...
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Why is R having trouble rendering plots to a PNG file?

I am trying to get R to do some very basic plotting and such in UNIX, but am getting a weirdo error relating to X11, when as far as I can tell I'm not even needing X11. I have a matrix name d and ...
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Confused on the X11 Window system and what do I need to get it to work

So in order to open a graphical interface in linux when doing ssh to a remote server we use the X system. Ok. I have seen in some examples using Putty that there is some configuration on Putty client, ...
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Is it possible to access x11 clipboard in a untrusted X11 client?

How can I access x11 clipboard in a remote untrusted client(ssh x11 forwarding)? All I need is the x11 clipboard and I don't want to enable trusted x11 forwarding(which would give the remote client ...
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Local display using Xming-Putty

I've been struggling with Xming and putty for a while and I can't make it work; I enabled X11 forwarding in putty, updated xauth list on the client side with the xauth list of the server side. ...
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Launch startxwin in current terminal

I'm using Cygwin and am using Console2 as replacement to the default Cygwin terminal. I need to use X11 forwarding, and every time I run startxwin it launches it in a new terminal. I would instead ...
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How do you make X11 display over ssh connections faster?

I have installed netbeans on a remote Solaris machine. When I try to access it over a VPN, the UI is rendered really slowly. I use ssh command with -X option on my local system to connect to the ...
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Xming with windows 8 to a unix computer

Ok. So I am just getting started with this whole xming thing but I encountered an error which I can't really find a suitable solution for on the many forums that discuss xming. I installed xming, ...
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RemoteApp server alternative for Linux [closed]

I want to install Cadsoft Eagle on a Linux server, and then use that installation from my other boxes and by that keeping my settings and drawings between environments. A simple remote application ...
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keeping remote X11 applications during remote client (i.e. Xserver) computer sleeps/hibernate/suspend

i'm using using slow but portable computers (asus eeepc, vivobook, etc) and do all my development on a remote server. most of the time i just ssh to the server, start a screen session, if anything ...
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Setting up X11 forwarding via plink in Tramp

I've been trying to use TRAMP to remotely access some servers at work. I'm trying to connect to a remote server via Emacs to edit R files and run an R session remotely. My set-up is as follows: My ...
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How could I run Sublime Text 2 without X server?

I'm using Sublime Text 2 and it's an awesome editor. Sometimes I'm on a slow connection editing remote files and X11 over SSH is too damn slow to be of any use. I could only run Sublime on the remote ...
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Getting Ubuntu host's GUI on local machine when using X Window

I am tunneling X Window over ssh on my local OSX machine using XQuartz. Now the GUI of course looks different than what I would get when I start programs on ubuntu locally. Is there a way to make my ...
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X11 display over ssh with monitor connected to remote machine

I have the following setup: Machine A (a.corp, 192.168.100.130, local machine) and Machine B (b.corp, remote machine) and a monitor is connected to each of these machines. When I ssh from a.corp to ...
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How can I forward an application with X11 in grayscale [closed]

I am trying to run a graphical application at home and display it on a it on a laptop which is located about six routing hops away. The problem is that the connection is so slow (or rather there is so ...
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X11 Forwarding for user without home directory

I have a privileged user without home folder with ssh access. I try to do X forwarding but I get the message /usr/bin/xauth: error in locking authority file /home/user/.Xauthority If I don't have ...
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Xming and Cygwin/X

For the sole purpose of remotely accessing X applications on Linux from a Windows machine: What are the differences between Xming and Cygwin/X? (e.g. in terms of speed/features). Do they satisfy the ...
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X11 forwarding stops working after a while

I use Cygwin to connect a linux box (ubuntu server 12.04) via SSH, and I use X11 forwarding. Every time I ssh, I can use X forwarding for a while then it stops working (eg. gvim says Display cannot ...
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OS X 10.7 with XQuartz can't X11Forward to remote Ubuntu 10.04

The problem: X11 forwarding doesn't seem to work properly. The setup: I'm using ssh to connect from my Mac to an Ubuntu box, trying to open xterm. The Mac is OS X 10.7 running XQuartz 2.7.2 ...
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ssh X11 forwarding after forgetting -X

Is there a way to tell an already-running ssh session to forward X11 connections, if you've forgotten to supply -X on the command line? If so, how?
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PuTTY + Xming + GNU screen: can it be done?

When I connect to a remote host (running darwin) with PuTTY, and having Xming running alongside, I can run, e.g., xlogo on the remote host, and I see the appropriate xlogo display clientside. But ...
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Limit Xquartz to One Monitor

I'm on OSX 10.7.4 in a multi monitor setup. I use X11Forwarding via SSH to work remotely. Both stock X11 and Xquartz X11 have no (obvious) setting to limit themselves to one monitor. Is there a way I ...
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Xming clipboard only works one way

I recently started using Xming to display-back X11 applications from a Linux VM to my Win XP desktop. It's great -- much more useful than the solution I had before, which used VNC -- but the ...
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Fastest light-weight image viewer over forwarded x11 session (linux)

I have a slow network connection over which I'm forwarding x11 over ssh. I want to view images on the remote host (Ubuntu) quickly and efficiently. I'm looking for an image viewer that will take ...
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Viewing an already running application through ssh?

So I have Ktorrent running all the time on my remote host, and I have to change some of the settings on it every once and a while that can't be changed through the web ui. So I was wondering if there ...
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gnu screen losing DISPLAY connection

I ssh tunnel into a remote desktop running Ubuntu via a terminal - and use gnu screen to do my work there. I have enabled X11 forwarding in my ssh config for the use of X11 applications launched from ...
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Is it possible to run mac osx apps on a X11 server?

I can successfully open a ssh -X connection from host.home to host.work (both Mac OS X). X11 is running on host.home. When I start xterm or xeyes on host.work I see it on host.home, but if I start ...
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why does ssh X forwarding timeout after a while?

So I have a mac at work which I like to ssh into my linux box with something like this: $ ssh -Xt user@mylinux I can login and start any X11 apps on my linux box no problem. But after 15 minutes ...
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Forwarding X through 2 servers (4 boxes involved)

I'm trying to run a web browser on my desktop machine at work but display on my local laptop. To connect via ssh, I need to go through 2 servers. A: Laptop wanting to display browser that runs on ...
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Fastest browser to run over a forwarded X11 session

So far I have tried Firefox (latest and greatest) and Chrome (also latest and greatest), and while Chrome runs faster than Firefox over X11 from my CentOS server to my Windows 7 workstation, it's ...
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remote access to linux server from windows

I have a very basic beginner question that I didn't see an answer to. I am accessing a Linux server remotely from a Windows box, using SSH (Putty) and a database administration program. I would ...
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How can I export DISPLAY from a Linux terminal to a Windows PC?

Exporting display from a Linux terminal to a Linux desktop is easy; you do the following: On 192.168.90.121 (localPC): xhost + 192.168.10.164 On 192.168.10.164 (remotePC): export ...
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enable PuTTY users to have X11 forwarding (Redhat 5 server)

I want to enable graphical forwarding for my server. I am connecting via PuTTY and click the X11 forwarding, which works with other servers. None of the other topics on this site have helped me so ...