Re: Non X-windows GUI web browser?
will trillich wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 10:58:16AM -0700, Vineet Kumar wrote:
> > * Joost Kooij (firstname.lastname@example.org) [010724 23:15]:
> > > On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 07:58:24PM +0100, Frank Zimmermann wrote:
> > > > I don't think you need to install X on your router. You fire up
> > > > webin from your local machine and administer the router remotely.
> > >
> > > But then you'd have to make webmin listen to the network. If you only
> > > bind it to 127.0.0.1, you can still use the webmin interface in a browser
> > > run locally.
> > >
> > > For text mode browsers, see links, w3m and lynx.
> > These guys are great, but if you *must* use a GUI broswer, and also only
> > want webmin bound to 127.0.0.1 (Good Idea) you can use ssh to tunnel
> > connections there from a client with an X browser on it.
> this is probably in a FAQ somewhere --
> i can create ssh connections between node A and node B
> but... how can i use that to piggyback an X session or a
> HTTP request?
man ssh covers this stuff fairly well. ssh -X is supposed to just
work. -L or (less frequently) -R options for other protocols.