[SATLUG] Remote Control of your home computer

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 16:45:03 CDT 2010


Othniel Graichen wrote:
> I do and its Simple:
> 
> ssh -X -l walt box
> 
> where walt is the user name you want to use on the server called "box"
> 
> specifying -X switch allows you to run X apps like nautilus
> 
> remotely.
> 
> Do not use xhost for any reason.
> 
> Once you have ssh into the remote server you may run xterm or gnome-terminal
> 
> which allows multiple sessions at click of a mouse.  Also konsole for kde.
> 
> Launching X apps is done in the background with &

I don't see any reason to run an xterm, konsole, or any other graphical 
terminal remotely.   Run xterm, etc from your local system and just ssh 
into the remote system.  If you need more than one terminal, run another 
ssh instance.

   -- Bruce


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