x2x allows the keyboard and mouse on one
("from") X display to control another ("to") X
Release Notes: This release works on Cygwin.
Security with SSH
For security, you should use SSH to encrypt connection. You would not use 'telnet' to connect to remote computer either.
$ ssh -X email@example.com "x2x -west -to :0." &
More detailed explanation:
new release: 1.30 beta
Mark Hayter got x2x working under cygwin,
eliminating the need to buy a Windows X server
when forwarding from a Wintel machine.
Thanks to Thomas Chadwick for releasing Mark's
code as cygwin package x2x-1.30-1.
I think that the next step for x2x is to contact
Debian to see if we can't unite the cygwin and
debian versions of x2x.
Here are some x2x-related hyperlinks:
Cygwin package announcement
Cygwin package update (x2x-1.27-2)
I have contacted Thomas Chadwick, the Cygwin x2x maintainer, to see if he wants to continue developing x2x.
hacking x2x again
After a number of requests and for my own use,
I'd like to get x2x working better with cygwin.
Since I wrote x2x, I've received a number
of contributions and requests for x2x. If time
permits, I'll merge in some of them.
22 Feb 2000 12:55
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