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Faster alternative to X11 forwarding

I recently set up X11 forwarding via PuTTY and I loved that it just redirected any X11 application (simply when started in PuTTY) and worked seamlessly without a desktop. However, even though im ...
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Unix Networked Display

I'm setting up a space for a group at school where we can do meetings and presentations. We have a few large displays that I would like to be easily usable over the network. We already have a server ...
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Error Putty X11 proxy: Authorisation not recognised

I'm developing a robot with a Raspberry Pi, and I'm having trouble with X11 forwarding. When I'm going to run my script as: sudo python myscript.py I get the error: Putty X11 proxy: ...
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Problems with X11 and Inkscape

How do i get X11 and Inkscape to work together? I cannot seem to locate X11 from Inkscape application when asked to find it. Is X11 a new terminal altogether. In simple, I need to know how to ...
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Strange Vagrant X11 Forwarding Issue

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in a Vagrant VM. I'm also running Cygwin on the host machine. When I ssh -Y into various servers, I have no problem launching a remote X11 application. But....when I vagrant ...
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Catching the Xvfb failed error

I am starting Xvfb as follows: Xvfb $DISPLAY -screen 0 1920x1080x24 2>&1 >/tmp/xvfb.log & I am facing following problems: The logs are not getting redirected to the log ...
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Display Windows application via SSH X11 on Linux

Is possible to Run SSH server on Windows then make X11 connection forwarding enabled from Linux to this Windows and display Windows application on Linux?
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Open windows gui applications through ssh with x forwarding

I have a cygwin sshd server set up on a windows computer and want to start a windows application (like notepad.exe) through ssh using x11 forwarding, i.e. I want to connect from windows computer a to ...
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under windows 7 x64, x11forwarding putty ssh connecting to fedora 14 with xming, firefox no display specified

I used putty to ssh connect to a remote fedora 14. I would like to run firefox in my local windows 7 x64. I installed Xming, Xfonts in windows7, and configured /etc/ssh/sshd_config X11Forwarding yes ...
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Forward Mac OS X apps

These days I was doing X11 Forwarding, to execute Linux apps on Windows. Is it possible to do the same with Mac OS X apps? I mean run Mac OS X apps on Windows, not run Linux apps on Mac.
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X11 Forwarding over ssh - Could not find ':' in DISPLAY: 1

I'm trying to connect from my mac (Xquartz installed) to a ubuntu server. I use the -Y option with ssh. When I ssh to the server and run any graphical application for example xclock, I get the ...
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Is it possible to disconnect from and reconnect to remote X clients?

I'm basically trying to recreate the environment that Cloud9 provides - a work session with an editor and terminals which can be disconnected from and reconnected to from any PC. I have set up a ...
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OSX + X11 + KVM keyboard mapping

I'm ssh -Xing from my macbook air into a remote linux machine, on which I'm running virtual machines with kvm. Somewhere along the way, something is lost--it says I can press ctrl+alt to release the ...
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Can't “ctrl + alt + 'key'” in programs using VCXSRV and X11 forwarding on windows 7

I'm using windows 7. Through MobaXterm I opened a window of eclipse (I enabled X11 forwarding and vcxsrv is installed). For some reason I can't click on "ctrl + alt + 'key'". I couldn't see if there ...
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X11 window doesn't take up whole screen in OS X Yosemite

I'm running a remote piece of software on my macbook via ssh (Lumerical FDTD Solutions). When I open this software GUI, it opens an X11 window. I'm having issues resizing my X11 window. The top of ...
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Using Cygwin X as a screen/tmux-like fashion

I have the following environment: A laptop running Windows 7 that I connect/disconnect to my work network every day A desktop running Ubuntu 12.04 that's permanently connected to the work network ...
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OSX: X11 Connection Rejected

The message below is received when accessing a RHEL server from OSX. The latest XQuartz is running on the OSX (Mavericks) - any ideas on where to troubleshoot? I have Googled the heck out of this ...
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How do I debug “X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication”

I have a problem with X forwarding through SSH. I've battled for ages, but no-one can seem to help. I'm now taking a different tact. I would like to know how I would debug the errors? What logs ...
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xvfb-run error with a job queue but not in interactive session

I'm running a python script on a remote cluster that tends to use an x display. I've gotten this working using xvfb-run in an interactive session (specifically command [1]). When I try to submit the ...
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how to avoid the x terminal forwarding

I use our remote server along with a team. apparently they made all the apps automatically do x forwarding. I know this b/c now if i simply want to run a git command git pull I get this error: ...
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How can I graphically open and display file at the client end in Linux over SSH connection?

I am using the xdg-open file-name command to open and display file at the user end, but can't graphically open and display file at the client end in Linux over SSH connection. So please help me to ...
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Font size with XMing X11 forwarding too small

I am using a GUI application running on a remote Linux host, but displaying on my Windows desktop using the XMing server, PuTTY with X11 forwarding, (and ssh -X as well, which is done by SLURM's srun ...
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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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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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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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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 ...