"Recently I read an article where the author went
through great pains to launch an application on a remote system and
display it locally, over an encrypted session.
"Doing this is actually far, far easier to do than ggarron makes
it out to be. It's no more difficult than a single option in SSH.
But first, what is SSH to you?
"Right off the bat, please, don't fear the command line. If
you're new to UNIX style systems, like Linux, the command line can
seem daunting. It just sits there waiting for you to type
something. Don't let it bother you, as long as you're not root you
can't do much harm."