ssh session launching gui apps

Sam Liddicott
Thu Oct 9 12:12:00 GMT 2008

Under win95 I could ssh in as any user and launch apps on the desktop.

But on XP, I login as the same user as the only (rdp'd) desktop session,
many applications like notepad.exe will "run" but to not display on the

As I'm scripting some automated GUI testing, it would be nice if the ssh
login could launch desktop windows.

(My ssh is a password login, but I may want to do key login's later, is
the cyglsa stuff done?)


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