X11-forwarding over ssh is when a user logs in securely to a remote machine, starts X applications on that machine, and is able to view that remote desktop on his local screen.

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X11 forwarding in SSH

How to run X11 GUI applications from a remote server using SSH? For example: my first desktop 192.168.1.1 my second desktop IP 192.168.1.12 I 'm sshing from my first desktop to the second and i ...
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Configuring Ubuntu as internal network router

I am configuring an internal network using Virtual Box and 4 Virtual Machines. I have configured all the interfaces and messed a bit with IP Forwarding and IP Masquerade on Host which would be the ...
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Ubuntu SSH X11 Forwarded Client Very Slow

Running SSH X forwarded session from my Ubuntu 12LTS client to a SLES server results in very slow(seconds per mouse click) GUI app(on the server) performance. Using a windows client from the same LAN ...
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Running a GUI application on windows from an ubuntu server

I don't understand a lot about ssh so some help would be great. I want to be able to use the scipy stack and in particular the spyder ide on a windows or osx machine while connected via ssh to my ...
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How can I resolve x11 problem with Putty if I have this error? PuTTY X11 proxy: Unsupported authorisation protocol

On my client PC I'm running Windows 10 and I have installed XMing and Xming Fonts. I am running Putty and I have configured it to enable X11 Forwarding. I have tried leaving the X display location ...
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Unable to run applications with GUI through x11 forwarding

I have Ubuntu server 14.04 on which i want to run applications with GUI. I have Xauth installed and i have edited the files ssh_config and sshd_config to allow X11 forwarding. On my PC I have Windows ...
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Is there a tool like XMing to manage X11 forwarded applications?

Sorry the title is not quite clear. With X11 forwarding, I could run application on the remote server but see it on the local client. Normally I do this by: local$ ssh -X remote_server remote$ ...
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X11-Forwarding ubuntu server

I'm trying to enable X11 forwarding from my headless ubuntu server (12.10) to regular ubuntu to forward virt-manager so I can install windows kvm machines. The problem is when I try to open an X ...
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X11 errors over SSH

i get following errors when trying to open programs over ssh. $ thunar Thunar: Cannot open display: $ libreoffice Failed to open display $ firefox Error: GDK_BACKEND does not match available ...
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How to X11 forwarding through ssh in 15.10

Since I am on Ubuntu, I'll try to have X11 forwarding through ssh on a remote desktop. But unfortunately it does not work. Before I do this : ssh -X username@hostname and then for example : gedit ...
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How To Disable PulseAudio Remote Sound

I have been running my music player (Clementine) headless on a file server that is plugged into my stereo. I open the player up on my workstation via ssh X11 forwarding (ssh -f -X me@fileserver '...
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Easiest/Best way to forward Ubuntu desktop to windows?

I already have PuTTY and Xming working, so I can forward individual apps. But I'd really like to be able to simply forward the entire unity desktop. I've seen advice pointing me at VNC, but while I ...
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Remote Ubuntu 12.04 desktop cannot display X on local laptop

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 laptop and an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I want to be able to open and see images, windows, and pdf files that are located on the desktop via remote access from my laptop. When I ...
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How to allow terminal executed apps to draw on phone display that runs on ubuntu touch

Using apt-get i've found serval well-known and handy applications, but unofortunately i cannot execute them neither via phone terminal application or trough ssh. I found also that there is no DISPLAY ...
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Loop function in /bin/x11

There is a quest about /bin/x11/ in Ubuntu 11.10. X11 generate a loop, while a second X11 map is also in it, but it is not possible to delete or change the inbound X11 map within X11. With regards ...
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How can I let somone over ssh have access to pulseaudio?

I recently had a really good post here where I was able to figure out how to setup virtualgl and use it with X11 forwarding in ssh. I am using it to make a kind of multiseat setup. I only have one ...
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Unable to fork: Cannot allocate memory

frequently getting 'fork: Cannot allocate memory' when running commands over ssh. I have 64Gb of RAM and usually 1~2Gb free. swap is more than 8gb free Ubuntu version:"Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS" Desktop ...
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Application running over ssh (X11 forwarding) lagging a lot with local dual monitor

I have 2 machines: - My Desktop (running ubuntu 15.04) - Development machine (running ubuntu 14.04) (both on same LAN) So far, I've been working without any issues using "ssh -X eduardo@devel1" and ...
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Eclipse over X11 forwarding is not showing all icons/assets

I have a virt running RHEL5 which has Eclipse installed on it. I'm using SSH -Y to start eclipse on my Ubuntu host. My problem is that not all assets in Eclipse seem to be shown. Some of the menus ...
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Could not connect to display tower:10.0

Got a tower with /etc/ssh/sshd_config like following: X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 X11UseLocalhost no when I connect to it with ssh with my laptop with following .ssh/config file Host=* ...
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How to make x11vnc run on multiple clients independently?

I have installed x11vnc on my ubuntu machine. Below is its x11vnc.conf script : start on login-session-start script /usr/bin/x11vnc -shared -xkb -forever -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -display :0 ...
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Saving X11 when logging in another account

My problem is I can't use Graphical X11 when I go to other user account through sudo su - some_user. So, firstly I connect to the remote host using the following command: ssh user1@host -P port -X -...