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I've just connected to a Linux terminal using an ssh client. I'm running Linux on both desktops, but cannot open PDFs, IDE, or other graphics from the ssh client.

How can I fix this?

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    Try using ssh -X remoteserver. Then launch one of your GUI apps. – slm Jul 4 '14 at 16:42
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    I feel like you're actually trying to do something that you can't actually do instead of running X over your session. But if that's exactly what you need, make sure you got /etc/ssh/sshd_config on the server and /etc/ssh/ssh_config on your desktop both allowing X forwarding, etc. – Deryck Jul 4 '14 at 16:47
  • thanx it works..!!!!!!!1 – Poke Jul 4 '14 at 19:24
  • @poison - which comment solved your problem so we can write up an A to it and get this closed out. – slm Jul 5 '14 at 0:18

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