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==Remote X==
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[http://zweije.home.xs4all.nl/xauth.html One source of info]
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[https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/X_Window_System General X info at wikipedia]
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X - Possible but requires seperate additional configuration.
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Windows/MS equivalent (KDE, other window managers?)
  
[http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/x-xdm.html What seems to be the most related info in the FreeBSd handbook]
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Removing X section as too many variables: have to edit /usr/local/etc/gdm/custom.conf, make firewall rules, set display (which varies by shell), etc. Let's stick with the GUI utilities :-)
  
[http://www.cse.yorku.ca/tdb/_doc.php/userg/login/x11-from-home.html Access X from windows]
 
  
 
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;Some temporary links (or a temporary location for them)
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:[http://zweije.home.xs4all.nl/xauth.html One source of info]
  
==Mac (Mac OS X)==
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:[https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/X_Window_System General X info at wikipedia]
From a Mac OS X machine the setup is similar to FreeBSD, however, to enable this capability other software may need to be installed. X11 is included on your OS X install discs, (but is not installed by default) likely part of the Xcode development kit. Install the Xcode and X11 and you should be able to start up an X server so you can display apps running on your PC-BSD/FreeBSD machine on your Mac.
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:[http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/x-xdm.html What seems to be the most related info in the FreeBSd handbook]
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:[http://www.cse.yorku.ca/tdb/_doc.php/userg/login/x11-from-home.html Access X from windows]
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:[https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Remote_desktop#Remote_desktop_products remote desktop]
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== SSH Info ==
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To allow a secure shell connection into your PC-BSD/FreeBSD machine:<br>
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Create an exception for the firewall:
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* Open the PC-BSD Control Panel
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* Open the 'Firewall Manager'
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** Select the 'Exceptions' tab
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** Click the 'Add Entry' button
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*** Select 'ssh' from the 'service' dropdown which will auto-fill the port with 22
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*** Adjust the interface to match your network device.
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** Select the 'general' tab
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*** Click the 'restart' button
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Enable the secure shell daemon
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* Open the PC-BSD Control Panel
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* Open the 'Service Manager'
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** Scroll down the list to 'sshd'
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*** Click 'sshd'
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*** Click the 'Enable Service' button
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*** Click the 'start' button
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To access your machine, from a shell prompt type: ssh <nowiki><ip></nowiki><br>
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It will assume the current user account exists on the remote (your) machine.
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Latest revision as of 08:46, 20 December 2011

ADD DETAILS ON

X - Possible but requires seperate additional configuration.

Windows/MS equivalent (KDE, other window managers?)

Removing X section as too many variables: have to edit /usr/local/etc/gdm/custom.conf, make firewall rules, set display (which varies by shell), etc. Let's stick with the GUI utilities :-)



Some temporary links (or a temporary location for them)
One source of info
General X info at wikipedia
What seems to be the most related info in the FreeBSd handbook
Access X from windows
remote desktop

[edit] SSH Info

To allow a secure shell connection into your PC-BSD/FreeBSD machine:

Create an exception for the firewall:

  • Open the PC-BSD Control Panel
  • Open the 'Firewall Manager'
    • Select the 'Exceptions' tab
    • Click the 'Add Entry' button
      • Select 'ssh' from the 'service' dropdown which will auto-fill the port with 22
      • Adjust the interface to match your network device.
    • Select the 'general' tab
      • Click the 'restart' button

Enable the secure shell daemon

  • Open the PC-BSD Control Panel
  • Open the 'Service Manager'
    • Scroll down the list to 'sshd'
      • Click 'sshd'
      • Click the 'Enable Service' button
      • Click the 'start' button

To access your machine, from a shell prompt type: ssh <ip>
It will assume the current user account exists on the remote (your) machine.


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