[RndTbl] X remote login

Sean A. Walberg sean at ertw.com
Wed Apr 17 17:30:25 CDT 2002

On Wed, 2002-04-17 at 16:07, Ihor Jakowec wrote:
> I would like to login to  the University of Winnipeg's
> mainframe, with an X window interface, from my personal
> computer at home.  Up to now I have just been logging in
> with telnet ( in text mode).

2 ways come to mind
- SSH in from your machine to the UofWs.  X-tunneling (if they've
allowed it) will let you run X clients on their machines, but be
displayed on yours.

- Telnet in.  Set $DISPLAY to your ip:0.0 and then run an X client, ie

mybox$ telnet uofw
uofw$ export DISPLAY=my.ip.address:0.0
uofw$ xterm &

Or are you looking for an XDMCP login?


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