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Desmond Leung updated November 15, 2013 at 3:21 PM

Questions Addressed

You will need:

  • X11 or XQuartz (located in /Applications/Utilities/)
  • an account with IGPP (use this account request form to request a new account if necessary)
  • to be on UCSD network (if you are away from UCSD, login to VPN. Instructions on how to do this are located here: How to VPN into the UCSD network)

Procedure

  1. Make sure that you are on UCSD network and have an IGPP OD account (required for SSH to Barnyard machines).
  2. Open a X11 or XQuartz window.
  3. SSH into the Barnyard machines by typing: ssh -Y username@igppgateway
  4. Test display forwarding by typing xcalc. A window should appear with a scientific calculator.


If you need further assistance, please contact IGPP Help Desk.

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