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florido [3) Test X forwarding]
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   - Download and install VcXsrv from http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​vcxsrv/​ . If asked, leave the default settings.   - Download and install VcXsrv from http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​vcxsrv/​ . If asked, leave the default settings.
-  - Two shortcuts on the desktop will be created. Double click on the //XLaunch// icon {{:​it_tips:​xlaunchicon.png?​46}} . You can change the settings if you know what they are about, otherwise just press next on every question. At the end of the process the XServer will be started, and you should be able to see this icon in the toolbar: {{http://​en.opensuse.org/​images/​thumb/​2/​2b/​X.Org_Logo.png/​120px-X.Org_Logo.png?​30x30}} +  - Two shortcuts on the desktop will be created. Double click on the //XLaunch// icon {{:​it_tips:​xlaunchicon.png?​46| Xlaunch icon}} . You can change the settings if you know what they are about, otherwise just press next on every question. At the end of the process the XServer will be started, and you should be able to see this icon in the toolbar: {{http://​en.opensuse.org/​images/​thumb/​2/​2b/​X.Org_Logo.png/​120px-X.Org_Logo.png?​30x30| XLaunch icon in toolbar}} 
-  - From now on, everytime you need to start the Xserver you can just click on the VcXsrv icon {{:​it_tips:​vcxsrvicon.png?​46}}.+  - From now on, everytime you need to start the Xserver you can just click on the VcXsrv icon {{:​it_tips:​vcxsrvicon.png?​46| Xlaunch icon }}.
  
 ==== 2) Install PuTTY and configure X forwarding ==== ==== 2) Install PuTTY and configure X forwarding ====
  
   - Download PuTTY from http://​www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/​~sgtatham/​putty/​download.html , and save it on your desktop.   - Download PuTTY from http://​www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/​~sgtatham/​putty/​download.html , and save it on your desktop.
-  - Double click on the putty icon {{http://​www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/​~sgtatham/​putty/​putty.ico?​30x30}}+  - Double click on the putty icon {{http://​www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/​~sgtatham/​putty/​putty.ico?​30x30|PuTTY icon}}
   - In the form that shows up, insert:   - In the form that shows up, insert:
     - the name of the server you want to connect;     - the name of the server you want to connect;
-    - a nickname for the connection; {{ :​it_tips:​puttysession.png |}}+    - a nickname for the connection; {{ :​it_tips:​puttysession.png |PuTTY connection configuration}}
   - On the left list,expand //​Connection//​ → //SSH// → //X11//   - On the left list,expand //​Connection//​ → //SSH// → //X11//
-    - Click on "​Enable X11 forwarding"​ {{ :​it_tips:​puttyforward.png |}} +    - Click on "​Enable X11 forwarding"​ {{ :​it_tips:​puttyforward.png |Enable X forwarding in PuTTY}} 
-  - Go back to the //Session// panel and click "​Save"​ {{ :​it_tips:​puttysessionsave.png |}} +  - Go back to the //Session// panel and click "​Save"​ {{ :​it_tips:​puttysessionsave.png |Save a session configuration in PuTTY}} 
-  - Click on "​open"​ {{ :​it_tips:​puttyconnect.png |}}+  - Click on "​open"​ {{ :​it_tips:​puttyconnect.png |Start a PuTTY connection}}
   - Login with username and password to the server.   - Login with username and password to the server.
  
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 Once you're logged in, try to run some visual program, like ''​emacs''​. The result should be like in the picture below. A window should pop-up with the program you executed remotely. Once you're logged in, try to run some visual program, like ''​emacs''​. The result should be like in the picture below. A window should pop-up with the program you executed remotely.
-{{ :​it_tips:​emacsopen.png |}}+{{ :​it_tips:​emacsopen.png | Example of a desktop with working Xserver and Emacs open remotely}}
  
 ==== References ==== ==== References ====
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