displaying Windows program on Linux via ssh / X?

Michael Uman Michael_Uman@sdesigns.com
Tue Jun 14 20:22:00 GMT 2005


PS:

If you are concerned about security {who isn't}.... You can tunnel VNC
through a SSH tunnel...

Michael Uman

On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 13:02, Michael Uman wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I would recommend looking at VNC server.. If you run VNC server on your
> windows box, you can log into it from your Linux VNC client and view
> your Windows desktop... This works in both directions {you can run VNC
> server on Linux and log into it from Windows}....
> 
> Hope this can help...
> 
> Michael Uman
> 
> On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 12:03, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> > I couldn't find it on Google and I feel it's a different thing than
> > running Linux X applications (like xterm etc.), which is done by Cygwin/X.
> > 
> > 
> > Is it possible to "display" Windows program on Linux via ssh / X?
> > 
> > What I mean, normally we do something like that:
> > 
> > windows_cygwin$ ssh -l user linuxbox -X
> > linuxbox$ xterm
> > 
> > and we start xterm on Linux, but it is displayed by a Windows X server.
> > 
> > 
> > I want to do something in an opposite direction: start Windows apps on
> > Linux display:
> > 
> > linuxbox$ ssh -l user windows_cygwin -X
> > windows_cygwin$ notepad
> > 
> > or
> > 
> > windows_cygwin$ iexplore.exe
> > 
> > 
> > And these Windows applications would be displayed on my Linux.
> > 
> > Is it possible with Cygwin?
> 
> 
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