Install X-Win 32 on your Windows PC
X-Win32 allows you to access a linux host from your windows pc. If you don't have this software or the latest version of it on your computer, you can install it by yourself.
Depending on whether you are using Windows 7 or XP, run the installation by following these steps:
- Windows 7: Start → Search →type Software Center →start Software Center →install X-Win 32 xxx
Configure X-Win 32
Configure your sessions via Start - Programs - XWin32 20nn - X-Config
Use tab Sessions, click the Wizard button:
Enter the hostname
lx-pool.gsi.de. After the authentification with your user account and password use the command :
- /usr/bin/startkde (kde session)
- /usr/bin/konsole -ls (window for Console)
- /usr/bin/xterm -ls (window for X-Terminal)
- /usr/bin/startxfce4 (XFSE session)
Start X-Win 32:
If you have configured different types of sessions (GUI, console, xterm) this symbol appears in the task bar:
You are able to switch between the various sessions.
If you want to use eyery time the same session, you should save this at Autostart:
For usage a console you should follow the instruction:
call X-Config and choose Assistent
Host: can be chosen freely
Typ: ssh - Next
Host: Please specify either lx-pool.gsi.de or a particular Linux machine.
Note: lx-pool is much better than a special lxi... machine because of this machine is not ready ....
Login: use your Linux account
Password: your Linux password
Save the configuration and close the window.
To configure your xterm session just follow the steps for your console session, only change the command line to: /usr/bin/xterm -ls