You have a X Window server running on your machine, at
You can run a client application on a remote machine, at
and view it on the local machine.
On the remote client:
(or in general
hostname:D.S where S is the screen
and D is the display.)
On the server:
xhost + rhostname xhost -
Xhost is a very insecure mechanism. Use
to do this more easily and securely.
- Remote X Apps mini-HOWTO - http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Remote-X-Apps.html or in one page at http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/Remote-X-Apps.html