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Re: Using Mathematica remotely (installed on Mac, to be accessed

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  • Subject: [mg112646] Re: Using Mathematica remotely (installed on Mac, to be accessed
  • From: Michael Stevens <Invalid- at -invalid.com>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 04:10:48 -0400 (EDT)
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perdalum at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi there!
> 
> I have Mathematica installed on a Mac running Snow Leopard and would
> occasionally like to use it from another machine.
> 
> I know how to use ssh and tunneling of X11.
> 
> I know that MathKernel is the CLI on Mac.
> 
> But is it possible to run an X11 enabled Mathematica front end on Mac
> OS X and thereby getting it to display remotely?
> 
> I think the problem is that the ./Mathematica program in Contents/
> MacOS can't use X11, but I hope there is some undocumented or hidden
> feature.
> 
> I will appreciate any help you can give!
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> ..Per
> 

MacOS X supports screen sharing via VNC.  Just enable the screen sharing 
setting in Network Sharing in the System Preferences, and either run a 
VNC client on the far end or if the far end is another Mac then you use 
the normal mechanism which, I believe, is in iChat.

Cheers


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