From: Kirk R. Wythers [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 10:27 AM
To: 'Michael Sharp'; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: RE: running an x app remotely via ssh
From: Michael Sharp [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 10:30 AM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: running an x app remotely via ssh
Is your sshd server running with " X11Forwarding yes "
Yes... I uncommented X11Forwarding and set it to YES...
# Kerberos TGT Passing only works with the AFS kaserver
I also uncommented ForwardX11 and set it to yes...
# Site-wide defaults for various options
# Host *
# ForwardAgent no
# RhostsAuthentication no
# RhostsRSAAuthentication no
# RSAAuthentication yes
# PasswordAuthentication yes
and are you running
nix from home or using a win32 client such as putty/securecrt to connect
to the work unix machine?
I connecting from an wind32 client (putty)... and yes I enabled X
forwarding on the connection...
> I am able to log into my office machine (5.0-RELEASE) with ssh from
> just fine. However when I attempt to start an X-app (with putty), I
> the error:
> lorax: [/etc/ssh] $ evolution &
>  674
> lorax: [/etc/ssh] $ Gdk-ERROR **: X connection to localhost:10.0
> (explicit kill or server shutdown).
> What did I miss? I have a fragment of a memory about adding my home
> machine to some file somewhere on my office box in order for my home
> machine to have permission to receive forwarded X applications?
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