X-Forwarding on Debian

Install X11

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install xauth

Install X11 on the Client

Mac
Apple contributes to the development of XQuartz, an X11 server designed to run on OS X. Download the software here and follow the installer’s instructions.

Windows

 VcXsrv Windows X Server

Connect

Connecting from a Linux or OS X client requires adding one extra parameter to your SSH command, the -X flag:
ssh -X root@12.34.56.78

Test

First lets install a simple graphic application to test with:
sudo apt-get install x11-apps
Run the following command to launch a program that watches your cursor:
xeyes

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