Running Gnome app across the LAN from Windows

Michel Daggelinckx 03taxi at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 05:06:09 GMT 2007


On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 22:49 -0500, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> On Monday 15 January 2007 9:40 pm, Mike Leone wrote:
> > I have this Gnome app on a Ubuntu 6.06 server that I would like to have
> > available to my Windows clients on my LAN.
> > [...]
> > How would I do that? We're already SSHing to this server to do CLI work,
> > but now I'd like to be able to access this Gnome app
> > [...]
> > Can anyone point me to some details of what is required, and how?
> 
> This is really more of a Windows question.  You want an X server for Windows 
> with the ability to do ssh X tunnelling.
> 
> The first search I did returned this:
> 
> http://www.labf.com/winaxeplus/index.html
> 
> I can't vouch for it, and have no idea what it costs, but I read far enough 
> down the description page to have the sense it's the sort of thing you're 
> looking for.
> 
> I think you have to enable X11 over ssh on the server side 
> via /etc/ssh/sshd_conf...
> 
> Yeah, there's a line in there:
> 
> X11Forwarding yes
> 
> The config I'm looking at may be stock Kubuntu, so it may already be enabled.  
> I remember having to turn this on by hand in the past though, so who knows.
> 
> Anyway, that's the gist of it, and should offer enough to supply you with 
> search terms for further research, if needed.
> 
> Good luck!
> 
> -- 
> D. Michael McIntyre 
> 
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