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Re: [overworked] How to get the local a Remote-X-Display?

On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 04:33:03PM +0200, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> I have a Workstation and a broken (display) Laptop.  ssh(d) is working
> and now I like to get the X-Display running on my workstation with the
> server on my laptop.
>     ssh -X michelle.konzack@laptop "startx -- :1"
> is not the thing I need since it start the display (invisible, because
> the display is broken) on my Laptop, - Aghhhh!
> How can I get the Display on my workstation?

Run an X system on the workstation and then run the applications you
need with ssh, e.g, from an xterm (or just a button in icewm, whatever):
$ssh -Xf laptop konqueror

Then the konq window will pop up onto your workstation's Xwindow


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