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Howto run applications remotely with X11

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Machine 1 (Application Server):

bash:export  DISPLAY=hostname:displaynumber.screennumber
tcsh:setenv DISPLAY hostname:displaynumber.screennumber

for example:

export DISPLAY=10.0.0.5:0.0


Machine 2 (Client):

xhost +IP_from_Machine_1

for example:

xhost +10.0.0.1


Starting the application: If above things are set up, in the same shell, you typed "export DISPLAY..." start your application. For example:

mozilla &


comment type
x-window-manager
to have a fully remote desktop-session

Get more detailled information on:

http://www.linuxfocus.org/English/January2002/article222.shtml

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