[Scottish] Sending display to another machine

Rory Gibson rory at deadcrow.net
Thu Sep 25 15:02:13 BST 2003

The simplest way to route the display back to a UN*X box is simply to use
SSH instead of Telnet- it'll tunnel X by default.
As for a Windows box, I'm not sure - does Cygwin include an X server?
Or you can pay out for Hummingbird Exceed (£££).
  - Rory

Allan Bruce said:
> Hi there,
> I have got my linux machine now setup and running as a router and mail/web
> server.  I have it stashed away with no monitor/mouse/keyb so that it is
> less ugly to my spare room (or at least for the wife!).  I can telnet to
> it
> fine, but I want to be able to get a graphical display of it also.  Is
> there
> a program I can use to do this? I have tried VNC but it doesnt seem to
> work
> well with the new KDE - I dont get any icons or menus, which renders it
> pretty useless.
> To make matters more difficult, I want to route the display back to a
> windows machine if possible.  Does anybody know if (and how) I can do
> this?
> Thanks
> Allan
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