If you're on a lab machine, you can use XWin32 (in All Programs,
If you're on your own machine, you can download a free XWindows
Then, when you ssh into something like tango.cs.odu.edu, X
should be forwarded automatically, and you'll be able to open xterm
windows (and emacs and xgraph and nam, etc). To check this, type:
You should get something like tango.cs.odu.edu:10.0, for
example if you're on tango.
If these steps fail, you can typically set the display manually.
Find the IP address of the Windows computer you're using, and at the
Unix prompt type:
setenv DISPLAY ip-address:0
With SSH Secure Shell