How to start a GUI software on a remote Linux server from windows via SSH?

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I am trying to open Matlab software installed in remote Linux server from my Windows 7 PC. I am using SSH secure shell to connect with the Linux server. After successful connection, I am able to see and access the folders under my user account. I am able to start Matlab software using the following command in the SSH secure shell window:
[sushma@scorpio home]$ matlab
On doing so the following message gets displayed on the SSH secure shell window:
MATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL rendering. No protocol specified
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R2015b ( 64-bit (glnxa64)
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From the above message it seems that the software is running. I want to access the GUI of the software.
Maria McQuillan
Maria McQuillan on 17 Jul 2019
Edited: Maria McQuillan on 17 Jul 2019
Hi Miriam,
Which ssh client did you use? I've tried both Putty and MobaXterm and neither have worked for me.

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Vikrant Karale
Vikrant Karale on 12 Aug 2017
You can start a GUI software on a remote Linux server using Putty and Xming as given in
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 12 Aug 2017
Or MobaXterm
Note: integration is apparently much improved with the bash subsystem for windows 10

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Iram Shahzadi
Iram Shahzadi on 28 Mar 2019
Hi, I am accesing remote server using PUTTY. can you please help me how to download and install matlab on putty via SSH


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