[R] working with R graphics remotely

Jan Wijffels Jan.Wijffels at ucs.kuleuven.be
Mon Jul 2 12:25:27 CEST 2007

and load the files back to your windows machine unless you need to work
interactively through X11

-----Original Message-----
From: Prof Brian Ripley [mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk] 
Sent: maandag 2 juli 2007 7:56
To: zhihua li
Cc: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] working with R graphics remotely

You need to forward the X11 window to your local machine, which would
to be running an X server.  We do this using Exceed and PUTTY settings, 
but your sysadmins will be able to help you: it is not a question about
per se.

On Mon, 2 Jul 2007, zhihua li wrote:

> Hi netters,
> Now I'm connecting from my local windows machine to a remote linux
> and launch R out there using SSH. When I tried to create grahics, like
> plot or heatmap, I cannot see the output. Maybe a new R window
displaying the 
> graphics has popped out in the remote machine? Or I need to change
> settings for the graphics to display? I don't know. I googled it and
> dev.copy but it didn't work. Can anyone help me here? I need to be
able to 
> see the output graphics and save it to a file (like jpeg)
> Thanks a lot!

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