I SSH into a Linux 16.04.2 LTS box, where I run monerod and monero-wallet-cli from the command line. Can I run the GUI similarly? Do I need to I need to add any args to the ssh command? Do I need to add any args to the monero-wallet-gui command?

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As an alternative to what Moroccan Engineer suggested, if you really want to have the GUI binary running on the remote machine, you could SSH with X forwarding so that you can open graphical applications over SSH, using the -X flag. For more info see here: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/12755/how-to-forward-x-over-ssh-to-run-graphics-applications-remotely


Just change :


with :

ssh -L18081: XXXXXXX

This means : open a local port 18081, and redirect all messages to in the remote host.

This will be exactly like running monerod in your local computer. So just use the default host in monero-wallet-gui, which is

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