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jakebrinkmann / get-x11-working-on-windows.md
Last active Apr 16, 2020
Get x11 forwarding setup in windows (I'm using git-bash) (should be similar for cygwin) (do not use putty)
View get-x11-working-on-windows.md
  • Install Xming: http://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/
  • Set your path variable: export PATH=$PATH:/c/Users/myself/AppData/Local/Xming/
  • [always?]: Run XLaunch and select the display setting you want to use
  • Export DISPLAY variable: export DISPLAY=localhost:0
  • ssh with the x11 forwarding enabled: ssh -XY me@myhost
  • Try it out: nautilus