[ubuntu-za] Graphical connection to a text server

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Tue Feb 7 13:29:50 UTC 2017

On 02/07/2017 03:44 AM, Matthew French wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Midrand Opensource
> <midrandopensource at gmail.com <mailto:midrandopensource at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Is it possible to remotely connect to this thing graphically?
> There are two ways to do this.
> If you have an X-windows server on your laptop then you can tell the
> remote server to connect to your X-windows. Note it can get a little
> confusing, because the "server" is your laptop, and the print server is
> the client.
> If your laptop is Linux, it either has an X-server running or you just
> need to install the right packages. If your laptop is a Mac then there
> are also ways to install an X-server. If your laptop is Windows, then
> you need an expensive third party application (unless someone has
> created an open source alternative for Windows while I wasn't looking?)

MobaXterm.  It is an ssh client, X server and scp client all in one. 
And Free (as in beer) but no adds or cripple ware.  I use it whenever I 
am stuck on Windows.


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