Newbie needs help opening browser window.

Brian Genisio
Fri Jan 11 06:34:00 GMT 2002

Well, I am a bit confused about your question.  If you are looking to run
annother window manager, but not run it from the Windows box, then run it from
the the linux box...

Get the XFree/Cygwin server up
>From the Linux box, run the windows manager... (ex. fvwm -display windows:0)

I like using the XDMCP feature, documented on the website.  XDMCP allows you to
log in remotely, and ship your desktop to the XFree/Cygwin server.  It works


--- Raber Chris <> wrote:
> Reposting, I don't need a direct email response. I
> found the WEB UI to the list archive...
> First, thanks for Xfree/cygwin. Just what I needed to
> do some remote Linux work from my PC.
> I have cygwin/xfree and can start remote xterms from a
> linux server just fine. I'd like to be able to run a
> netscape or other browser from my remote linux
> machine, but trying to run netscape doesn't seem to
> work.
> I am using the twm. Do I have to run kde or gnome to
> pull this off? What is the simplest way to use some
> other window manager? I'd prefer not to have to
> install another wm on my pc if I don't have to.
> Suggestions are much appreciated.
> TIA,
> -Chris.
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