Open finder and go to the Applications folder
From the Application folder go to the Utlities Folder
Once Terminal has opened type
ssh -X firstname.lastname@example.org replace junkfood with the machine you would like to connect to then hit enter.
It may prompt you to confirm the authenticity of the host. Usually you can just say
yes. If you get a warning about a key change, you may want to try another computer or contact staff to confirm the correct key.
Installing X11 (optional)
When using graphical programs such as MATLAB, Thunderbird and firefox, you must install and use X11 in order to get a seperate GUI.
- Dowload XQuartz X11 Server for Mac OS X
- Follow the installation steps that come with the program
- Then try the steps above