NOTE: Steps on this page have not yet been tested, so please do not rely on them until we have vetted it.
We support several applications that run through the X Window System. These include...
- Logisim (POCO)
- an implementation of OpenGL (Graphics)
As a user
If you run...
- a Mac: your machine should already run X Quartz, so a simple ssh -Y tools.cs.earlham.edu at your Terminal app should open the app appropriately.
- a Windows 10 machine: ? (we don't support pre-10 versions of Windows)
- a Linux OS: You probably need nothing extra, so open your terminal and run ssh -Y tools.cs.earlham.edu.
As an admin
Firewall or other issues may cause X forwarding problems, but in general setting up an app to use X forwarding doesn't require much extra work (Logisim, for example, worked "out of the box" with the commands above).