HowTo: Connecting to Remote X11 Host from a Mac

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I want to log into my home Linux box from my work laptop, which is a Mac. I also what to use all the tools I have grown comfortable, particularly vi/vim/gvim while on my home system. This requires X11 to work on the Mac. Here I show you how this is done on the Mac using XQuartz, Apple's version of the X server.

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Repurposing a Vintage Laptop to Create a X Terminal

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This project proved more challenging and complex a journey than originally anticipated, but I learned a great deal. I had to master Tiny Core Linux, X Window System, Ubuntu Unity, and even wireless LAN security all in the context of an ancient piece of hardware. I review my learnings and then provide the details on how to create the X Terminal.

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HowTo: Using Xephyr to Create a New Display in a Window

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You might want to run one X Window System desktop environment on your local computer while accessing second computer, including its own desktop environment, using the first computer’s screen and keyboard. This is known as "X nesting". Open-source clients such as Xnest and Xephyr support X nesting.

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