AMBER Archive (2009)

Subject: Re: [AMBER] how to launch XLEaP from SSH Secure Shell?

From: Thomas Patko (
Date: Wed Jul 22 2009 - 19:47:51 CDT

Another options is Xming based upon PuTTY. It might be worth a try as it is
free of charge.

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:30 PM, David Watson <> wrote:

> On Jul 22, 2009, at 6:24 PM, Tom Joseph wrote:
>> But it sounds like you are using Windows and the graphical "SSH Secure
>> Shell" Windows-native program, which to my knowledge does not include
>> an X server. You might try Cygwin (, which is a free
>> distribution of a number of open-source Unix/Linux software packages,
>> including and OpenSSH.
> Another option, which has worked for me, is to use a "linux live cd" which
> is basically a version of linux that one may burn onto a cd/dvd and then
> boot one's computer from.
> There are many distributions of linux to choose from, so one might want to
> get familiar with the options available.
> Once linux is booted "live", then you connect through a terminal
> application provided with the linux distro to the host using the "ssh -X "
> or "ssh -Y" methods mentioned in the previous responses.
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