[Dclug] Need to open remote Solaris desktop from my openSUSE desktop
larry.howe at comjet.com
Sun Mar 4 09:08:53 EST 2007
On Tuesday 20 February 2007 23:45, Larry Howe wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 February 2007 12:08, Arun Mallikarjunan wrote:
> > Thank you all for giving me pointers. I got it working and it feels
> > great. Its also for these reasons (theres so much to learn( I am not
> > bashing windows here :-) ) ) why I love Linux so much.
> It would be really great if you post a message saying what you ended up
> doing. Then future generations can benefit from what you learned. There's
> nothing so disappointing as finding an email thread that describes your
> problem, but not a solution.
Arun, I got your reply, but I don't think it went out to the list, unless I
missed it. So here it is for the archives...
This is what I did. Opened a command prompt or you can go to one of the
tty's ctrl+alt+F<1-6> and then type, X :1 -query <hostIP>. Thats it. It will
open a new X session under ctrl+alt+F2. You can login and switch using the
One thing is that I saw that port 6001 was being used and even after opening
it, unless I shutdown my firewall i am unable to get the display up and
For some reason xhost +<ip> and ssh -X -f commands didnt work. :(
thanks again guys,
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