Commit ebc56eff authored by Pavel Jirásek's avatar Pavel Jirásek
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X11 using WSL

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## X Display
### Linux Example
In order to display graphical user interface GUI of various software tools, you need to enable the X display forwarding. On Linux and Mac, log in using the -X option tho ssh client:
```console
local $ ssh -X username@cluster-name.it4i.cz
```
## X Display Forwarding on Windows
### PuTTY on Windows
On Windows use the PuTTY client to enable X11 forwarding. In PuTTY menu, go to Connection-SSH-X11, mark the Enable X11 forwarding checkbox before logging in.
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Then log in as usual.
### WSL (Bash on Windows)
```console
local $ export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0
local $ ssh -X username@cluster-name.it4i.cz
```
## Verify the Forwarding
To verify the forwarding, type
```console
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In order to display graphical user interface GUI of various software tools, you need running X server on your desktop computer. For Linux users, no action is required as the X server is the default GUI environment on most Linux distributions. Mac and Windows users need to install and run the X server on their workstations.
## X Server on OS X
### X Server on OS X
Mac OS users need to install [XQuartz server](https://www.xquartz.org).
## X Server on Windows
### X Server on Windows
There are variety of X servers available for Windows environment. The commercial Xwin32 is very stable and rich featured. The Cygwin environment provides fully featured open-source XWin X server. For simplicity, we recommend open-source X server by the [Xming project](http://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/). For stability and full features we recommend the
[XWin](http://x.cygwin.com/) X server by Cygwin
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