Xstart helps you to run a remote X application. Once you have created an Xstart session, you can bring a remote X application on your Windows with a single click.

  1. From the Xmanager folder, run Xstart.
    RESULT: The Xstart window opens, as shown in the figure below.

    Xstart Main Window

  2. Click New.
    RESULT: A New Session dialog box appears, as you see below.

    Xstart New Session Dialog Box

  3. Enter a new session name, and click OK.
  4. In the Host box, enter the hostname or IP address of the remote UNIX/Linux host.
  5. In the Protocol box, select an appropriate protocol that is available on the host. The TELNET protocol is appropriate for most hosts.
  6. To set up protocol-specific options such as port and time-out, click Setup.
  7. In the User Name box, enter the user account on the host.
  8. In the Password box, enter the password of the user account.
  9. In the Execution Command box, enter a command that will be executed on the host. For example, enter the following to run an xterm:

    /usr/bin/X11/xterm -ls -display $DISPLAY

  10. Click Run.
    RESULT: An xterm window opens, as you see below.

    Xterm Window

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Most problems are caused by a firewall configuration on your systems and network. So, you may need to consult your system administrator to solve the problems.