How do you setup Remote Desktop Forwarding

At work we have a server that runs MRTG. Our Network Engineer is a windows guy and not too familiar with Linux. He comes and gets me anytime he has to do anything on this MRTG box. Unforunately he remotes into the MRTG box via putty over SSH. I haven't done it in a long time but does anyone remember how to setup Desktop forwarding over SSH? I really would like our Network engineer to be able to have a GUI when he gets on our MRTG box. This would really help me out freeing me up for other things if he could get in and be able to use GUI tools to do what he has to do.

Right now I have him setup to do everythig with putty and winSCP.


Arnel's picture

- i have i problem coz i don't know how to setup email distribution in our linux email server, but based on my researh i need to use .forward but i know how to do it. please help anyone who can help me thanks in advance... godbless

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Mitch Frazier's picture

It's not really clear what you're asking here. Are you trying to show a remote X Windows desktop on a Windows system? That sounds like a job for VNC, but I'm not sure if that's what you're really trying to do.

Mitch Frazier is an Associate Editor for Linux Journal.