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

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  • Subject: [mg112661] Re: Using Mathematica remotely (installed on Mac, to be accessed
  • From: János Löbb <janos.lobb at>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 02:20:14 -0400 (EDT)

On Sep 24, 2010, at 4:10 AM, Michael Stevens wrote:

> perdalum at 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

You can use the "Screen" and it is in YourHardDrive/System/Library/CoreServices folder.


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