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Re: X Server on Debian

On  0, David Z Maze <dmaze@debian.org> wrote:
> Subba Rao <subba9@cablespeed.com> writes:
> > I have 2 Debian systems. One has X installed on it the 2nd system
> > does not.  Now I would like to use the X server on the remote system
> > and X apps for a while.  The 2nd system is for testing purposes and
> > does not really require X Windows.  While I get the system ready I
> > would like to have access to X apps.  How can I setup a X server?
> > Are there any links with such information for quick X server setup?
> The X "server" terminology is a little non-intuitive; the X server
> happens to be the thing that you run on the console you're sitting in
> front of.  So you actually don't want an X server on the second
> machine, since it (presumably) doesn't have a physical display.  But
> you can still remotely run X applications from that machine; try
>   ssh -X second-system
> (where second-system is the hostname), any X programs you run from
> that shell on the remote machine should appear on your local display.

In actuality I would like to use the display manager and X apps from
the first system on the 2nd system.

Sorry, I was not clear the first time.

Subba Rao

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