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How do you use Xforwarding through SSH beetween two ubuntu pc's?

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... so where have you heard this ... please add the web-link. –  fossfreedom Mar 19 '12 at 10:01
    
hey that was NOT what was asked :( –  Rinzwind Mar 19 '12 at 10:12
    
Really sorry @Rinzwind : askubuntu.com/q/114452/17722 –  Minato Namikaze Mar 20 '12 at 8:00
    
and xpra is such a wonderful tool it's a shame you made me delete it :+ (lol) –  Rinzwind Mar 20 '12 at 10:04
    
@Rinzwind Please answer the above linked question –  Minato Namikaze Mar 20 '12 at 12:43
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Just opening a X application on a different machine is not difficult.

Connect to the machine local on which you want to start an application, but display it on your machine remote.

you@local$ ssh -X user@remote
(login etc)
user@remote$ nautilus

Performance may not be as good as you'd expected it to be. When disconnecting, type exit. If it hangs for some reason, press Ctrl + C to tear down the connection.

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