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How do I forward X Window applications running on RCC machines to my Windows desktop?

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How do I forward X Window applications running on RCC machines to my Windows desktop?

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A number of software installed on RCC machines have X Window (GUI) front ends. Examples of such applications are Mathematica, Maple, SAS, some text editors and debuggers, etc. In order to export such X Window applications to your Windows desktop, your desktop needs to have an X Window client (or server) running on it. A free X Window server for Microsoft Windows (XP/2003/Vista) is Xming. You can download it from Sourceforge and make a default installation. You will need to install the Xming server and the Xming-fonts package. During the installation of Xming, you might want to select the option to create a desktop icon for Xming. When the installation of these two packages is complete, double click on the Xming icon to start the X Window server (a capital X will appear on your task bar). Now you need to configure your SSH client to allow tunneling of X11 connections. For example, if you use the SSH client provided at the UGA sitesoft page you need to open the SSH client, then click on

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