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    Can a user on Mac OS X run X applications of a Linux box?


    Lets say my friend has Mac OS X on her laptop (she does). Is it possible to ssh into my linux machine, and run gui applications through my X server on her computer. (The same as you would if you were on a linux box, and connecting to another linux box)

    Also are there any clients to allow you to run X on windows? I assume cygwin is needed for that.
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    VNC was decent but have not used the
    tightVNC which is sposed to be way better

    there are others out there

    cygwin if you know what you are doing or
    have alot of time

    Lindows?
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    - TightVNC or (maybe) TridiaVNC

    There is a commercial x server for win32, don't remember the name, but you can check WeirdMind http://www.tam.cornell.edu/Computer/...ess/weirdmind/ or WeirdX (has a Mac installer), which are java based and very interesting!
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    Are you looking for an X-Windows client for the Mac running OS X?

    If you are, there are a number of them available.

    Go to www.apple.com and search the "Built for OS X" software listing.

    -t

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