- X forwarding in PuTTY
notfred wrote:You can do the X forwarding with PuTTY and do SSH public key authentication based logins to avoid the username/password prompt.
just brew it! wrote:X forwarding over PuTTY (or OpenSSH, if you install Cygwin) with public key authentication is probably your best bet.
I assume the application already exists? (If starting from scratch I'd suggest doing it as a web-based app, that way users could just use a web browser...)
Flatland_Spider wrote:Something else you might look into is Mobaxterm (http://mobaxterm.mobatek.net/download.html). It's a self-contained cygwin-type environement. It is just an .exe that has Xorg, OpenSSH, and many other tools built in. If you buy a professional license, you'll get a customizer that will let you create a tailored version of Mobaxterm.
I'm not sure how well the customizer works since I don't have a professional license, but that could solve deployment headaches.
PrecambrianRabbit wrote:Just my $0.02, but I far prefer VNC to X tunneling. X tunnels always feel a bit laggy to me.
PrecambrianRabbit wrote:... and X-tunnelled emacs looks crappy on my work machine, but that's probably not universal .
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