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 X Window Client : X-Win32

 

1. Download X-Win32 or Exceed (X Window client)

2. Install X-Win32 (must be installed on Windows machine)

3. Configure X-Win32

4. Start X-Win32

5. Set the DISPLAY system variable (executed on the UNIX/ Linux system)

6. Allow connections to the X Server (executed on the UNIX/ Linux system)

7. Test the connection to the X Server

1. Download X-Win32 or Exceed (X Window client)

 

X-Win32:  http://www.starnet.com/products/xwin32/download.php

 

Exceed: http://connectivity.hummingbird.com/products/nc/exceed/index.html?cks=y 

 

 

2. Install X-Win32 (must be installed on Windows)

 

Start the installation by running the executable file you have downloaded. 

 

X Window Client : X-Win32

 

Choose a language and click "OK".

 

 

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Click "Next".

 

 

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Accept the license agreement and click "Next".

 

X Window Client : X-Win32

 

Enter customer information and then click "Next".

 

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Choose a folder for the installation and click "Next".

 

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Choose a setup type and then click "Next".

 

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Click on "Install". 

 

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When the installation is finished click "Finish".

 

 

3. Configure X-Win32

 

a) Choose  Start -> All Programs -> X-Win32 8.1 -> X-Config

 

The X-Win32 Configuration window will appear:

 

X Window Client : X-Win32

 

Choose "New Session/ Manual"

 

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Choose a method for the connection. Me I will choose rsh (in this case rsh must be enabled on the target server !!!). Click "Next".

 

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Choose the new session information. Click "Save". 

Click "OK" into the X-Win32 Configuration window.

 

 

4. Start X-Win32

 

Start -> X-Win32 8.1 -> X-Win32

 

 

5. Set the DISPLAY system variable (executed on the UNIX/ Linux system)

 

The DISPLAY system variable is specific to the session. One time the session is created, please set this system variable. 

$ export DISPLAY=<IP_address_Windows_machine>:0.0

 

 

6. Allow connections to the X Server (executed on the UNIX/ Linux system)

 

$ xhost + <IP_address_Windows_machine>

 

The xhost program is used to add and delete host (computer) names or user names to the list of machines and users that are allowed to make connections to the X server.

 

 

7. Test the connection to the X Server

 

a) open a connection to the UNIX/ Linux server and set the DISPLAY variable (run xhost also if needed).

 

X Window Client : X-Win32

 

b) run xclock

$ xclock &

 

NOTE: 

If the program is not found add the result of  find / -name xclock into the PATH variable or run it directly using the full path. 

 

c) Allow connections from the UNIX/ Linux host

 

X Window Client : X-Win32 

 

d) The xclock window must appear

 

X Window Client : X-Win32 

 

 

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