Free X client for Win95?
James [Wez] Weatherall
jnw "at" orl.co.uk
Mon, 08 Jun 1998 09:50:27 +0000
On Mon, 8 Jun 1998, Lawrence wrote:
> Because you want to run X program remotely, I think you need a X server
> running on your win95 and you have to set the DISPLAY environment. I am
> using Exceed 6.0, it is solid, though you have to pay for it.
> brihall "at" pcisys.net wrote:
> > I am running Linux myself, with my wife's Win95 machine connected to it on a
> > home LAN. I need a free X CLIENT (NOT server) that I can run on her Win95 PC
> > and rlogin to my Linux box, so she can run programs on it. Actually, what I'd
> > really like is for to be able to click an icon an directly start an X program
> > on my Linux PC.
You can do this using Xvnc - just run Xvnc on the Linux box and view the
Xvnc bitmap from the windows box using vncviewer. This avoids the need
for a lot of software on the 95 box and benefits from being able to use
any fonts etc you already have setup for X on your Linux box.
James "Wez" Weatherall
Olivetti & Oracle Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK.
Tel : Work - 343000