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Using URL Rewrite in IIS as Reverse Proxy

I am running a IIS server acting as a reverse proxy using URL ReWrite. It is being set up to forward https web requests as http to a web server inside our network. It appears to be forwarding ...
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ssh - Error: couldn't get an RGB, Double-buffered visual

I am trying to run an indirect GLX program through X11 forwarded ssh. Where the graphics are rendered on the X server side. The ssh server is running on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (will refer to as ubuntu), ...
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X forwarding works from Cygwin shell, but not with PuTTY

As subject, I've X forwarding working from a Windows client if I use the Cygwin terminal and do: DISPLAY=:0 ssh -Y me@remote-host If I were to use PuTTY from the same Windows host (checked Enable X ...
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Find out X server window manager from X client

I login on a remote machine with ssh -X. My local machine runs a non-reparenting WM. The remote machine needs to know what WM the machine running the X server uses, in order to set or unset an ...
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X forwarding the other way around cross platforms?

Ok, so we've had X forwarding for quite some time. And it's a nice feature where you want to have some remote applications running remotely and the ui drawn locally. And I noticed that it's possible ...
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Duplicate invocation on display number: 0

I am trying to connect X11 forwarding from my local, Windows 10 box to a remote CentOS 7 server. Putty (with X11 enabled) works fine; I have command line access at the local server. I have Xming ...
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Accessing an OpenGL GUI through X11 forwarding

I want to use Bullet Physics' pybullet python library to create and work with a GUI window. Thing is, I'm running a python interpreter through SSH from a remote server. Now, I can access most GUI ...
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X forwarding freeze after source server is restarted by watchdog

I am currently working on an issue with the Xforwarding of a QT application over lan. Our source server is forwarding the interface of our application using the command "screen -dm" to a client ...
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GPU sharing criterion for VNC solution

For my job, I need to know if Virtual Network Computing solution (VNC), for doing export display, is sharing GPU ressources on server side where there is a GPU graphics card on this side. Actually, ...
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Putty XForwarding open file in same instance

I have to use Eclipse ( or some other gui editor ) over putty using XForwarding with xming to remotely edit some files. The problem I'm facing is that sometimes I have an instance of eclipse open ...
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X forwarding: Disable secondary monitor

I use X forwarding from a linux box to a windows box (X forwarding) which has 2 monitors. New windows are always opened at the opposity display. Thats so terribly annoying! Any way to get rid of this ...
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Attach X-forwarded window to both displays?

I know I can start an application on the main display of a linux computer over ssh with something like : DISPLAY=localhost:0 firefox http://nyan.cat I know I can open windows on my laptop over ssh ...
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ssh session occasionally hangs for some time

I have several ssh connections to a server that is in the same LAN as my desktop machine. Some sessions have X forwarding enabled, some don't. Both types of sessions occasionally hang for a couple of ...
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how can I connect to remote desktop of a fedora machine from another linux?

I try to connect remote desktop to my fedora machine from another linux machine. I did it for specific programs and run them with GUI however I cannot find a way to remote desktop access other then ...
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WinSCP - How do I use Putty with X forwarding?

How do I setup up Putty to use X forwarding when opened by WinSCP? Thank you much!
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Is there anything that can be done to make X forwarding over LAN less painful?

I have two *nix machines that I like to remotely do graphical things sometimes with. One of those machines is my Arch Linux media server, and another is my OpenBSD router/general server. My current ...
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Domains to ip:port forwarder (2 servers, 15 domains, 1 IP)

I have 1 external IP address, but 2 web-severs (one is IIS and another is Apache) in network that host around 15 domains. I need a solution that would check all port 80 requests, detect which domain ...
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How to set an alias which will automatically ssh to another server

I often use this command to connect to another server with x forwarding: [myuser@server1]$: ssh -Y 10.32.45.123 (10.32.45.123 is server2) myuser@10.32.45.123's password: [$myuser@server2]:$ I ...
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Improving the look of applications forwarded over X on a Mac

I use a Mac, but do all my development on a remote Linux machine which I access over SSH. Recently I've started using X forwarding to show some of the remote machine's graphical applications in ...
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Showing X-Forwarded window on current machine for mac

If I ssh into a server using ssh -X unixserver.com, I can run a command which opens a graphical application and the window will show on my current computer. I want the same to happen when I ssh into ...
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How do detatch and reattach a x-forwarded ssh-session?

i have a linux-server and would like to run linuxdcpp (linux dc++) on it. for that I need to create a ssh connection with x-forwarding like: ssh user@server -X Then I need something like screen to ...
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Why are the fonts all screwy for remote X11 apps on one Mac client?

I have two Mac OS X clients, both running XQuartz 2.1.6 (xorg-server 1.4.2-apple33). When I SSH into a remote linux system enabling X11 forwarding and launch gnome-terminal, on one Mac the terminal ...