- You must have XQuartz installed on your system. It is available from the XQuartz web site. To see if it’s installed on your system, go to Applications -> Utilities and look for XQuartz.
- Launch XQuartz by double-clicking on the icon. An xterm window should appear.
- SSH to one of the linux servers and supply the -XY options. e.g.
ssh -XY firstname.lastname@example.org
where bucknellusername is your actual Bucknell username.
- You should now be able to launch a graphical application and have it display on your Mac. For example, type emacs and the Emacs editor should launch in a new window.
For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or email@example.com.
Keywords: Linux, Mac, X11