I have a headless debian server that I SSH into regularly. I want to know how to set it up so that users can ssh in and then run something like iceweasel, and a window will popup on their machine which is the browser window. I don't want to install KDE or Gnome or anything like that on the server.
I have tightvncserver running on the server, and a vnc client on the windows machine. However, when I connect I get the following message:
Xsession: X session started for myuser at Wed Mar 28 15:41:39 EDT 2012 Xsession: unable to start X session --- no "/home/myuser/.xsession" file, no "/home/myuser/.Xsession" file, no session managers, no window managers, and no terminal emulators found; aborting.
What am I missing? I feel I am a bit confused with ssh+vnc, and how it all works together. Should the client use putty to connect first? then try and vnc in separately outside of putty? Any help would be great!