dick.dowdell at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 18:32:31 UTC 2007
I'll look into SSH w/ -X option. Thanks for the suggestion,
On 1/26/07, Dave Howorth <dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> N. Pauli wrote:
> > On Fri, 26 Jan, Dick Dowdell wrote:
> >> I would like to use VNC to manage a remote Ubuntu 6.0 Server. I
> >> assume that I will need to install X11 as well as the VNC server.
> >> I'm new to Linux and could use guidance from anyone who has the
> >> requisite knowledge.
> >> Regards, Dick Dowdell
> > 'The Ubuntu Guide' http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Edgy in section
> > 1.19.7 SSH Server gives a good rundown of all the commands that you
> > need to manage a remote server without having to install VNC.
> One thing that doesn't seem to be mentioned there is that you can use
> any graphical applications through ssh with the -X option. There's no
> need for VNC to run graphical applications. e.g.
> ssh -X some_server
> > I do understand what you say about being new to GNU/Linux but the ssh
> > route is the preferable way to go - and you may well find that it's
> > actually simpler than coping with VNC.
> Cheers, Dave
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