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Re: opening notepad.exe from linux to window via ssh runs in background
It was fixed after doing the following setup :
Open control panel=> Administrative Tools=>Computer Management=>Services,
lookup the sshd service, right click=>properties=>log on, and check the
checkbox for âAllow service to interact with desktopâ, and restart the
Jeremy Bopp-3 wrote:
> On 7/27/2010 10:55 AM, Ryan McLeod wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:51 AM, saravanan_k83 <email@example.com>
>>> I have setup a ssh connection between linux box and windows using
>>> cygwin, I
>>> issued the java code to start notepad on windows. It actually starts
>>> in background. i am not able to see it in foreground.
>>> I even tried setting CYGWIN sshd services "Allow service to interact
>>> desktop" checked. still it is not showing up notepad screen.
>>> any idea how to fix this?
>> You probably need to enable X11 forwarding to forward the GUI in the
>> ssh client and server.
> Notepad is not an X client application, so no amount of X11 mischief
> will affect it at all. That is probably not what the OP wants anyway.
> I want to think that the ability to spawn GUI processes from an SSH
> session stopped working for Windows Vista and above. Earlier Windows
> versions can supposedly be made to do it by granting the desktop
> interaction right to the account used to run the SSH server, but I
> haven't tried to do that.
> This issue has cropped up in the mailing list before with a fair bit of
> discussion. Search the mailing list archives for details.
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