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-====== Remote X: Windows to Linux ====== 
  
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-====== Plain Ol' Vanilla Remote X11 ====== 
-1) Install Xming **and** Xming-fonts 
-  * Download from [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/files/]] 
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-2) Add the Linux machine's DNS name(s) andor IP address to the C:\Program Files\xming\X0.hosts file. File should look something like: 
-    Linux1.mydomain.com 
-    Linux1 
-    192.168.1.25 
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-3) Start Xming 
-  * (NOT XLaunch) 
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-4) Start the connection: 
-Connect to the Linux machine via ssh/telnet/rlogin/whatever and run: 
-     DISPLAY=WINDOWS_IP:0;export DISPLAY;APPLICATION_YOU_WANT_TO_RUN 
-     EXAMPLE: DISPLAY=192.168.1.10:0;export DISPLAY;xterm 
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-Minimize the telnet session, do not close it.  If you close it, your X11 connection will close. 
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-**PROBLEMS** 
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-**PROBLEM:** "Xlib: connection to YOUR_IP refused by server" \\ 
-**FIX:** Check the Xming log, it probably contains "Xming.exe: client 4 rejected from IP YOUR_IP". If so,  
-  - close Xming 
-  - Make sure that the DNS names and/or IPs are in the C:\Program Files\xming\X0.hosts file 
-  - restart Xming 
-**FIX2:** If problem is not fixed, restart Xming with the -ac option. \\ 
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-**PROBLEM:** Map starts but then I get a font error from OpenView. \\ 
-**FIX:** Install the Xming-fonts onto your Windows box. \\ 
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-**PROBLEM:** When starting Xming, a Windows Security Alert pops up saying Windows Firewall has blocked this program. \\ 
-**FIX:** Change Windows Firewall setting to allow Xming. \\ 
-**FIX2:** Disable Windows Firewall by going to Services, setting Windows Firewall to MANUAL START and then stop the service. \\ 
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-**PROBLEM:** Cannot connect to Xming and I have checked all of the above. \\ 
-**FIX:** When starting Xming as display 0, Windows Firewall does not complain. Check to see if Windows Firewall is blocking the connection. \\ 
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-====== Remote X11 Over SSH ====== 
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-1) Install Putty (if it's not already installed). 
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-     www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ 
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-2) Open putty and fill in the "Host Name" box. 
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-3) Ensure that SSH is checked. 
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-4) Under Category > Connection > SSH > X11 check the "Enable X11 forwarding" box. 
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-5) Click the "Open" button to start the connection. 
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-6) Log into the remote machine as you would do in a normal SSH session. 
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-7) Start the X application from the command line, a window should open on your local machine with the application. 
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-(It's a regular SSH session with putty but with X11 forwarding enabled.) 
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-====== Sources ====== 
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