To run applications with X-forwarding on a non-ews unix/linux machine, make sure you have X and SSH installed.
Connecting and running an application:
Once you have X running on your system, open an xterm. At the prompt, connect to an EWS workstation by typing: ssh -X your_netid [at] linux [dot] ews [dot] illinois [dot] edu
The -X enables X11 forwarding.
Run the selected application (ie. Mathematica) from the command prompt.
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