[clug] X on windows

Michael James clug at james.st
Mon Jan 17 02:52:06 GMT 2005

What is the best way for naive users
 to run remote X apps on a windows box?

Installation:	has got to be download-the-exe-and-just-say-yes.
Use:			ssh to Linux box and arrive with DISPLAY set. (or VNC in)
Bonus points:	Good cut-n-paste, and windows explorer like SCP support.

My impressions so far:

	Terminal has limited cut-n-paste.
	Scripts to start X enabled terminal seemed flakey.
	X will happily start twice and then not work.
	No drag and drop SCP  window.
	Couldn't get the install down to just-say-yes

Xwin32?	Costs $132, is it worth the money?

VNC?	 Sounds good, worth experimenting.

Other?	Got any other suggestions?


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