Subject: Re: gnumeric lookin up:)
To: Paul (NCC/CS) <email@example.com>
From: Geert Hendrickx <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/24/2005 11:24:42
On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 08:59:59PM +1100, Paul (NCC/CS) wrote:
> Adam Ciarcinski wrote:
> > > is there a way to redirect the X window
> > > display images that the dial in box is now
> > > getting, to go towards my pc on the home network?
> > Use ssh with X11 forwarding (-X).
> > Kind regards,
> > Adam
> Is it :
> ssh -X workhost
> from the dial in box at home
> or from the pc on the home network?
From the dialin box, and where the $DISPLAY variable is set to your LOCAL
display (should be ok if you just start an xterm). ssh -X will then set
$DISPLAY on the remote host to a "virtual" display (usually :10 or higher),
so that X windows will appear on your local display (tunneled through ssh).