On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 8:37 AM, Rainer Traut <tr.ml at gmx.de> wrote: > Am 23.01.2013 14:15, schrieb Nico Kadel-Garcia: >> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 7:42 AM, Zoltan Frombach <zoltan at frombach.com> wrote: >>> I run an Ubuntu VM under windows. Inside that, I use virt-manager to >>> manage a remote Linux running KVM + libvirt. >>> This way you do not need to have X on the remote box. >>> >>> Zoltan >>> >>> On 1/23/2013 10:49 AM, Nux! wrote: >>>> On 23.01.2013 05:45, mattias wrote: >>>>> are there any windows based software to administer an kvm hhost? >>>>> e.g create edit machines >>>>> no web based >> >> It can also be run via a local SSH server (such as the one built into >> CygWin) by logging in remotely to the KVM server. You *will* need to >> be sure that the KVM server has enough X utilities to actually run X >> services this way, including tools such as "xorg-x11-xauth" and maybe >> the editor or X terminal of your choice. But no, there is not really a >> "virt-manager" directly built for Windows. > > And then? > Ok rhetorical question, you mean local X server like xming: > http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/ > > SSH client is of your personal choice (putty, ZOC) and this way you can > avoid Cygwin. Yes, I meant a local X server. You're quite correct, thank you. I've used Xming: I wasn't wildly impressed, but I'm a bit harsh on X applications, and found the bandwidth optimization and ability to reconnect to lost sessions or to share sessions provided by NX software and its variants to be invaluable.