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How to start a GUI software on a remote Linux server from windows via SSH?

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I am trying to open Matlab software installed in remote Linux server from my Windows 7 PC. I am using SSH secure shell to connect with the Linux server. After successful connection, I am able to see and access the folders under my user account. I am able to start Matlab software using the following command in the SSH secure shell window:
[sushma@scorpio home]$ matlab
On doing so the following message gets displayed on the SSH secure shell window:
MATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL rendering. No protocol specified
< M A T L A B (R) >
Copyright 1984-2015 The MathWorks, Inc.
R2015b (8.6.0.267246) 64-bit (glnxa64)
August 20, 2015
From the above message it seems that the software is running. I want to access the GUI of the software.

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Miriam
Miriam on 11 Jun 2019
Hi Sushma,
did you solve this problem? If yes, can you quickly explain how, beceause I am trying the link provided by Vikrant but putty is not working for me for some reason.
Best,
Miriam
Miriam
Miriam on 11 Jun 2019
I solved it using another windows ssh client for now but it would still be interesting why putty has issues with this in case you encountered the same problem.
Maria McQuillan
Maria McQuillan on 17 Jul 2019
Hi Miriam,
Which ssh client did you use? I've tried both Putty and MobaXterm and neither have worked for me.
Thanks!

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Vikrant Karale
Vikrant Karale on 12 Aug 2017
You can start a GUI software on a remote Linux server using Putty and Xming as given in https://uisapp2.iu.edu/confluence-prd/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=280461906

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 12 Aug 2017
Or MobaXterm
Note: integration is apparently much improved with the bash subsystem for windows 10

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Iram Shahzadi
Iram Shahzadi on 28 Mar 2019
Hi, I am accesing remote server using PUTTY. can you please help me how to download and install matlab on putty via SSH

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