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Re: [SLE] How to X-Term onto another X-Server ?
  • From: Dave Smith <Dave.Smith@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 16:04:26 +0100
  • Message-id: <20010807160426.C653@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 10:55:47PM +0800, raymondf@xxxxxxx wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> Can anyone please tell me how can I x-term from one machine onto
> another running X-Server ? I have several Linux boxes in the Office,
> but can only telnet to each other using character mode connection. I
> know it is possible to use a Linux box as a X-Terminal and access
> another Linux box running X-Server, but cannot find any how-to
> documents describing so. Or, is it just too straight forward and
> simple to write a "HOWTO" for this ?

On the X-terminal (the X Server):

xhost <machine which will be running xterm>

Log in using telnet/rsh/ssh

setenv DISPLAY <x-server machine>:0.0

xterm &

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