Running X Tool from a Remote Connection
I have been using SSH to connect to my LAN network computers and make all sorts of changes to the machines running in a console and X tools. Works just fine.
Setup the SSH Tunnel
I actually setup the X set with two things:
1) setup the SSH server with:
X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10
Then restart the SSH server.
2) setup your client with a ~/.ssh/config file where you enter:
Host remote ForwardX11 yes
This is the equivalent to the -X command line option, without you having to remember to enter the option every ...