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computing:department:windows:xming [2007/08/28 18:33]
clayton
computing:department:windows:xming [2013/09/17 16:04]
allan
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-====== X11 on Windows ======+ 
 +====== XMing: X11 on Windows ======
  
 An X server, Xming, is installed on most of our Windows systems. This lets you display window-based applications from remote Unix or Linux systems on your Windows screen. The best way to use it is in conjunction with SSH. An X server, Xming, is installed on most of our Windows systems. This lets you display window-based applications from remote Unix or Linux systems on your Windows screen. The best way to use it is in conjunction with SSH.
  
-===== Configuring SSH to forward X windows =====+===== How To Run UNIX/Linux Programs in Windows ===== 
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 +Find the XMing Launcher in the windows start menu: 
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 +{{computing:department:windows:01_-_xming_launcher.jpg|Launcher}} 
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 +When the launcher opens, choose the default "multiple windows" option, and click Next: 
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 +{{computing:department:windows:02_-_select_display.jpg|Select Display}} 
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 +In the next window, change the selected option to "Start a program" and click Next: 
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 +{{computing:department:windows:03_-_how_to_start.jpg|How to start}} 
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 +In the start a program window, type the name of the Unix/Linux program you want to run. The program "xterm" opens a shell prompt window, where you can run more programs, so it is a good choice. 
 +Below that, choose Using Putty, in the remote section. For server to connect to, you can enter any Unix/Linux machine, or **''ssh.physics.umn.edu''** for the general department computing server.  Fill in your physics username and password, and click Next: 
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 +{{computing:department:windows:04_-_run_remote.jpg|Run Remote}} 
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 +Leave all the parameters options blank, and click Next: 
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 +{{computing:department:windows:05_-_parameters.jpg|Parameters}} 
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 +Now click Finish, and your connection will be started: 
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 +{{computing:department:windows:06_-_finish.jpg|finish}} 
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 +The first time you use it, you will see a box to verify the certificate is correct for the server you are connecting to. You can click "Yes" and it will remember this host for next time:
  
-We have a separate page which describes how to connect to a Unix or Linux using SecureCRT, the SSH program which is installed on our NT systems.+{{computing:department:windows:07_-_ssl_cert.jpg|ssl cert accept}}
  
-    * [[:computing:department:windows:ssh_and_telnet|How to use SecureCRT]] (and set up X windows forwarding)  
computing/department/windows/xming.txt · Last modified: 2013/09/17 16:04 by allan