How can I execute scribus on a remote machine and display it on the local machine?

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Try typing:

DISPLAY=yourdisplay scribus 

and replace yourdisplay with the proper parameters). Scribus relies on Qt for display so this should work. Alternatatively, log into the remote machine with:

ssh -X <remote-machine-name>

Then just start scribus, it should be displayed on your local screen.

An other possiblity is to use nxclient and nxserver from

This works really good even over a slow (40kBits/sec) connection. The nxclient is free (as beer) for windows, linux, mac..., the server costs 50...500 EUR, but there is a free implementation available, too.