Running Chrome over SSH tunnel

How to run Chrome on remote host over a SSH tunnel? This way, I can access resource that can only be accessed inside the remote host's network.

asked May 20, 2014 by Eric Z Ma (43,500 points)

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Running Chrome over a SSH tunnel is much easier than running Firefox over SSH from a Linux host:

First, ssh to the remote host with -X option:

ssh -X username@remote_host

Then, in the remote shell over SSH, run

google-chrome

Chrome will appear on your local Linux host's X.

answered May 20, 2014 by Eric Z Ma (43,500 points)

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