[kdepim-users] ssh tunneling with Kontact?
gassauer at kde.org
Sun Oct 25 08:05:26 GMT 2009
On Sunday 25 October 2009 03:29:21 r bartlett wrote:
> Would anyone out there know if it is possible to use ssh (I'm guessing ssh
> -X, actually) to access Kontact when it is behind my firewall?
> I have a computer (call it foo) behind firewall computer (bar) and I often
> run VNC on foo, accessing it with the simple tunnel:
> ssh -L 8888:foo:5900 me at bar.mylinuxbox.net
> I am having a very odd problem that I think might be VNC related and would
> like to run Kontact directly here on my Ubuntu notebook...but I am not
> sure I understand tunneling or Kontact enough. Can I direct Kontact's
> output from the display to a specific port?
> I often ssh from the firewall (bar) to foo with the command:
> ssh -X me at foo
> And this will bring up Kontact nicely on Bar. So I am simply hoping to get
> this to work when there is an additional computer in between.
> If anyone has any suggestions, thank you!!!
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did you think about openvpn ?
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