[all variants] Run (compute) remotely installed software locally

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I am using simulation software that is hosted on a server at work. I SSH from my machine to the server and run the software on the server. I have seen that it is possible to run this software locally (i.e. the computations are done on my machine) but I have no idea how to set it up that way. I do suspect I have to mount the software's directory somehow and set environmental variables (maybe) so that when I launch the software locally it goes looking for it in the remote one. Essentially, I need the remote directory to behave as a local one without manually doing SSH. My home directory on the (Hardware)