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== Windows Terminal ==
 
== Windows Terminal ==
  
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Windows Terminal is a nicer command line interface for Windows than the default Power Shell program.
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Windows terminal can be installed through the Windows app store, further details at
 
https://github.com/microsoft/terminal/blob/main/README.md
 
https://github.com/microsoft/terminal/blob/main/README.md
  
 
== X11 ==
 
== X11 ==
  
https://sourceforge.net/projects/vcxsrv/
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In order to show remote windows from Gadi on your own screen you'll need an X11 server program running on your computer.
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If X11 isn't running, you will get errors when starting programs that bring up a new window, e.g:
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<syntaxhighlight lang="bash">
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saw562@gadi-login-04 ~ $ xclock
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Error: Can't open display:
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</syntaxhighlight>
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There are a few different X11 server programs available for Windows, including:
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* https://sourceforge.net/projects/vcxsrv/
  
 
== VSCode & Windows SSH ==
 
== VSCode & Windows SSH ==

Revision as of 20:00, 28 March 2021

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Installing

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/install-win10

Windows Terminal

Windows Terminal is a nicer command line interface for Windows than the default Power Shell program.

Windows terminal can be installed through the Windows app store, further details at https://github.com/microsoft/terminal/blob/main/README.md

X11

In order to show remote windows from Gadi on your own screen you'll need an X11 server program running on your computer.

If X11 isn't running, you will get errors when starting programs that bring up a new window, e.g:

saw562@gadi-login-04 ~ $ xclock
Error: Can't open display:

There are a few different X11 server programs available for Windows, including:

* https://sourceforge.net/projects/vcxsrv/

VSCode & Windows SSH

https://code.visualstudio.com/

NCI Virtual Desktop (VDI)

https://vdi.nci.org.au/help

Other Alternatives

Putty

https://www.putty.org/

Cygwin

https://www.cygwin.com/