On 22/01/04 14:53 +0000, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: > > Hi all, > > I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I > see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use > xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT. > > All I want to do is use a laptop in a local network to be an X client > connected to a more powerful desktop machine. I'm not worried about > security. > > Is xhosts and the DISPLAY variable all I need? Or do I need to go through > all of the xdm configuration hoops? >
One idea is to use SSH. If you have sshd on the remote desktop you can use ssh -X to enable X11 forwarding. Just ssh into the remote box and run the X application and you're set to go, provided that X11 forwarding is enabled in the remote sshd_config. Good Luck, Jason _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"