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Re: launching GUI programs via command-line ssh
- From: Andrew DeFaria <ADeFaria at Salira dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 10:31:27 -0800
- Subject: Re: launching GUI programs via command-line ssh
- References: <loom.20040122T184529firstname.lastname@example.org>
DAVID SPEAR wrote:
I have been searching for a way to use "su" on my Win2K machine...
from the reading I've done in this group the easiest way is to run ssh
and log in as Administrator. An excellent solution, and one that
works for me. I am curious
as to how I might launch a Windows application from my root ssh
command line to display within my non-priveleged-user Win2K login session.
I guess I'm looking for the Windows equivilant of the X environment
unixhost% xhost +Administrator
unixhost% setenv DISPLAY localhost:0.0
so that if I wanted to run, say, the Event Viewer as root it would
display it within my current logon session.
My understanding is that this cannot be done. MS Windows is NOT a
network aware windowing system like X.
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