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re: Ultimately this requires a GUI on my host, so where the memory and CPU are gonna be used? By the docker or by my host? Can this be hacked to run o...
 

You won't be able to mount your local machine's filesystems remotely (unless you set that up separately), but the whole point of the X system is to be able to run GUI applications remotely while passing their interface back to your local machine.

Once you have an X server running (as explained in this article), if you use SSH, your SSH client should be able to handle passing back the interface automatically. (Usually referred to as X-Forwarding.)

Otherwise you'll have to tinker with firewalls and manually configuring the network connection, and it's somewhat less secure.

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