[rescue] MI/X X server (was: first real server hardware)

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Fri Apr 16 15:14:51 CDT 2004

Caleb Shay wrote ...
> On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 14:42, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> >
> > Is there a way to set up the Windows end of things to make connection, X
> > server startup, and host display export a one-click affair?
> > When I looked
> > at the MI/X doco (some years ago), they had this whole
> > telnet-in-set-variables-start-X drill.  I could certainly do
> > that, but I'd
> > like something that's easier.
> I start Cygwin/X on startup in Windows by running the startxwin.bat file
> from Cygwin.  Use the multiwindow/rootless option in the batch file (I
> think it defaults to that now) and the only thing you'll see different
> is an X logo in your system tray.  X apps will each open in their own
> window and have the windows "window manager" controls, so you don't need
> a wm.
> Then you can just make batch files or shell scripts to do:
> c:\cygwin\usr\bin\ssh -X ${REMOTE_SERVER} ${X_APPLICATION}
> and assuming you have public/private keys set up already, the
> application just appears automagically.

Well, yes, I do pretty much that with Cygwin/X.

My question, however, was on how to do it with MI/X ... will the same method


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