[CentOS] Enabling X on headless server via network

Sun Jul 25 15:32:49 UTC 2010
Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 18:26, Hakan Koseoglu <hakan at koseoglu.org> wrote:
> I'm not sure what you are trying to do. Using VNC server or ssh with
> X11 tunneling (-X or -Y) would make more sense.
> You don't need X itself running for either of these.

Yes, my intention is to ssh in then run the app like this:
local$ ssh -X user at remote
remote$ firefox

However, when I do this I get no response (no firefox window opens, no
terminal output), even after several minutes. I figured that was
because X is not running.

Dotan Cohen