[GRASS-user] Running Grass Remotely

stephen sefick ssefick at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 17:38:56 EST 2010

Thanks much for all of the help- It is up and running swimmingly.

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 4:29 PM, Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> Stephen,
> you can easily tunnel X11 over ssh, just add -X. I am doing that
> routinely (note the capital X).
> ssh -X myserver
> Then run GRASS as usual on the remote machine and all monitors,
> windows will come over locally.
> When using VNC, I prefer to install
> http://www.karlrunge.com/x11vnc/
> which is WAY faster than common VNC. My startscript for the server contains:
> xhost +localhost
> x11vnc -sloppy_keys -shared -remap DEAD -forever -loop2000 -bg -auth
> /var/run/xauth/A* -ncache 10 -display :0
> xhost -localhost
> Then I use the related VNC client provided by Karl Runge on the client
> server. Works great even over very slow connections.
> Hope this helps,
> Markus

Stephen Sefick

Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are
so little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and
make us feel like gods.  We are mammals, and have not exhausted the
annoying little problems of being mammals.

								-K. Mullis

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