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I am using ubuntu locally. Also I have another server running windows 7. I want to start firefox or notepad on windows 7 through the bash on ubuntu. And what I want is to let the firefox/notepad windows displayed on windows 7 like I started them locally on windows 7. I have SSH configured on windows 7.

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The best advice I can give you in this is try using a VNC Server, they can be used on Windows or Linux systems and the clients are also available for linux.

I suggest looking up tightVNC http://www.tightvnc.com/

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Thank you for the introduction of this tools. It's nice. But actually I need start the application by some script on linux. I won't use the mouse or keyboard to start something. I would only run a script and let it start the GUI application on Windows 7 remotely –  Charlie Zeng Apr 16 '13 at 18:27
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