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Re: how would remote user start X application on local monitor

On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 06:44:56 -0400, Antonio Rodriguez wrote:

> Problem:
> I log in from a remote location, but I need to start an aplication
> (example: emacs /home/user/documents/importantpaper & )
> so that the person at home can see it and work with it. 

Should be as simple as set your DISPLAY to your own X. I.e.,

export DISPLAY='<you_own_not_remote_host>:0.0'

That's it. 



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