ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Marco Meoni
hi, I'm new with cygwin. I've mainly installed it to connect to a linux server running GUI applications. In fact, I've read that with X11 forwarding (ssh -X) I can run remote applications and display the GUI on my pc running cygwin. Unfortunately I get errors like can't open display. Does anybody

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Holger Krull
Marco Meoni schrieb: hi, I'm new with cygwin. I've mainly installed it to connect to a linux server running GUI applications. In fact, I've read that with X11 forwarding (ssh -X) I can run remote applications and display the GUI on my pc running cygwin. Unfortunately I get errors like

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Scott Fordin
Holger Krull wrote: Marco Meoni schrieb: hi, I'm new with cygwin. I've mainly installed it to connect to a linux server running GUI applications. In fact, I've read that with X11 forwarding (ssh -X) I can run remote applications and display the GUI on my pc running cygwin. Unfortunately I get

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Holger Krull
Scott Fordin schrieb: Holger Krull wrote: Marco Meoni schrieb: know what do I have to setup before? (i guess start X11 server on my local pc) Your guess is right. You have to start a local X11 server (startx). And set DISPLAY before you start ssh. Also remember that some applications need

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Marco Meoni
guys, thank you for the answers. This game is very cool. I got amazed! It works great! As far as I understand, with X11 tunneling I've an encrypted connection, whilst with remote connection I don't. Besides, I can easily pass through several machines in one shot (my pc ssh server1 that ssh server2

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Holger Krull
Marco Meoni schrieb: As far as I understand, with X11 tunneling I've an encrypted connection, whilst with remote connection I don't. That is right. Besides, I can easily pass through several machines in one shot (my pc ssh server1 that ssh server2 and finally get back the GUI to my pc)

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Holger Krull wrote: Marco Meoni schrieb: hi, I'm new with cygwin. I've mainly installed it to connect to a linux server running GUI applications. In fact, I've read that with X11 forwarding (ssh -X) I can run remote applications and display the GUI on my pc running cygwin. Unfortunately I get

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Holger Krull
Larry Hall (Cygwin X) schrieb: Holger Krull wrote: Your guess is right. You have to start a local X11 server (startx). And set DISPLAY before you start ssh. Setting DISPLAY is not necessary with 'ssh -X' or 'ssh -Y'. More than that, setting DISPLAY will likely cause the X forwarding to

Re: ssh -x

2007-02-06 Thread Scott Fordin
Holger Krull wrote: /usr/X11R6/bin/xhost +linux_machine_name No you don't have to, if you use ssh to tunnel the X11 connection. (It would be localhost anyway and not the linux_machine_name). Try to understand the difference between tunneling and a remote connection. Hi, Holger, I understand