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Is there an option in fire fox to run it via LAN???

After connecting to other user by SSH,

and if type

firefox

on the command prompt,

will it pop up other user's fire fox window?

and I'm using

Fedora 13
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Indeed, but this is not specific to Firefox.

This is called X11 Forwarding.

Ensure that the server's config file (assuming openssh) has this directive :

X11Forwarding yes

You can then connect doing ssh -X user@server and launch firefox from the terminal, or even ssh -X user@server firefox

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How could i locate the X11Forwarding ???? –  Peace Lover Sep 10 '11 at 8:57
    
I meant the location of that file??? I'm using fedora 13 as the server and hosts –  Peace Lover Sep 10 '11 at 9:03
    
I'd say /etc/ssh/sshd_config. This is where it is on debian... –  petrus Sep 10 '11 at 9:09
    
Thank you for the help. It shows up firefox,But when firefox run at other system,it shows up "Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system." How could i skip this? –  Peace Lover Sep 10 '11 at 10:15
    
@PeaceLover This is nothing to "skip". This is a message to follow. –  mailq Sep 10 '11 at 16:25

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