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RXTERM(1) General Commands Manual RXTERM(1)


rxtermstart a secure remote xterm


rxterm [-l username] [-k] [-r rsh_args] [-x xterm_args] [-K kx_args] [-w term_emulator] [-b rsh_program] host [port]


The rxterm program starts an xterm window on host host. From this window you will also be able to run X clients that will be able to connect securely to your X server. If port is given, that port will be used instead of the default.

The supported options are:

Log in on the remote host as user username.
Disable keep-alives.
Send rsh_args as arguments to rsh.
Send xterm_args as arguments to xterm.
Send kx_args as arguments to kx.
Use term_emulator instead of xterm.
Use rsh_program instead of rsh.
Be verbose.


To login from host foo (where your display is) to host bar, you might do the following.

  1. On foo: rxterm bar
  2. You will get a new window running an xterm on host bar. In this window you will be able to start X clients.


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April 11, 2003 KTH_KRB