APPENDIX 1D X Window System Survival Guide
Published Online: 1 MAR 2007
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Bioinformatics
How to Cite
Stein, L. D. 2007. X Window System Survival Guide. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 17:1D:A.1D.1–A.1D.11.
- Published Online: 1 MAR 2007
- Published Print: MAR 2007
Logging in to a Unix system from a console typically initiates a graphical desktop environment that is similar to the Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh desktops. Logging in remotely to a Unix system, however, typically limits the user to a small text-only window, which is unable to launch graphical applications. This appendix describes the two main options for overcoming this obstacle: a Virtual Network Computer (VNC) and the X Window System.
- Virtual Network Computer;
- X Window;