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xming, putty, linux

A few steps are required on linux and putty sides.

a. Install the following package if it is not present.

# yum -y install xorg-x11-xauth

b. Enable X11 forwarding in /etc/ssh/sshd_config

X11Forwarding yes

c. In putty check that SSH-> X11-> X11Forwarding is enabled and MIT-Magic-Cookie-1 is set.

d. On laptop side, start Xming, putty into your linux box, do not set DISPLAY! – all is ready to go.

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