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== Connecting to a X Server  ==
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= Connecting to a X Server  =
  
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==Windows XP/7==
 
=== Download the following files  ===
 
=== Download the following files  ===
  
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*Run "xserver.xlaunch". This is the Xming profile that is needed to connect properly use Xming with a server  
 
*Run "xserver.xlaunch". This is the Xming profile that is needed to connect properly use Xming with a server  
 
*Run PuTTY by going to Start->Programs->PuTTY->PuTTY  
 
*Run PuTTY by going to Start->Programs->PuTTY->PuTTY  
*Type in the hostname you are connecting to then click Open.
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*Type in the hostname you are connecting to then click Open.  
*Type in your net ID for your username and press enter. Type in your IGB password and press enter.
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*Type in your net ID for your username and press enter. Type in your IGB password and press enter.  
*You are now connect. You should be able to run any xserver capable program.
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*You are now connect. You should be able to run any xserver capable program.  
 
*If you have any issues please email us at help@igb.uiuc.edu.
 
*If you have any issues please email us at help@igb.uiuc.edu.

Revision as of 17:13, 30 January 2013

Connecting to a X Server[edit]

Windows XP/7[edit]

Download the following files[edit]

Installing Xming[edit]

  • Run "Xming-6-9-0-31-setup.exe" installer. Follow the screenshots belows
  • Click Next

Xming install1.jpg

  • Click Next

Xming install2.jpg

  • Click Next

Xming install3.jpg

  • Click Next

Xming install4.jpg

  • Uncheck everything except for "Associate XLaunch.exe with the .xlaunch file extension

Xming install5.jpg

  • Click Install

Xming install6.jpg

  • Uncheck "Launch Xming". Click finish

Xming install7.jpg

Installing PuTTy[edit]

  • Run "putty-0.60-installer.exe" installer. Follow the screenshots belows
  • Click Next

Putty install1.jpg

  • Click Next

Putty install2.jpg

  • Click Next

Putty install3.jpg

  • Click Next

Putty install4.jpg

  • Click Install

Putty install5.jpg

  • Click Finish

Putty install6.jpg

  • Run "putty.reg". At the warning that pops up click Yes. It will be similar to the following screenshot

Putty.reg.jpg

Connecting to X Server[edit]

  • Run "xserver.xlaunch". This is the Xming profile that is needed to connect properly use Xming with a server
  • Run PuTTY by going to Start->Programs->PuTTY->PuTTY
  • Type in the hostname you are connecting to then click Open.
  • Type in your net ID for your username and press enter. Type in your IGB password and press enter.
  • You are now connect. You should be able to run any xserver capable program.
  • If you have any issues please email us at help@igb.uiuc.edu.