Glen Barber wrote: > On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 12:54 -0500, stan wrote: >> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 12:41:48PM -0500, Glen Barber wrote: >>> On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 12:35 -0500, stan wrote: >>>> I just built a new 7.1 machine, and when I ssh from a Linux box to it I get >>>> the following errors: >>>> >>>> usr/local/bin/xauth: (stdin):1: bad display name "unix:10.0" in "remove" >>>> command >>>> /usr/local/bin/xauth: (stdin):2: bad display name "unix:10.0" in "add" >>>> command >>>> >>>> And I cannit get ssh to foward the X protocol. Yes I have added >>>> >>>> ForwardX11 yes to /etc/ssh/ssh_config >>>> >>>> What am I doing wrong? >>>> >>> I assume you have xserver on the FreeBSD box? Check your display name. >>> I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be 'hostname:0:0'. >>> >> Perhaps I was not clear. Yes I do have the X server running on the FreeBSD >> machine, but that should not matter, as I am ssh'ing _from_ the Linux box >> which does have a working X server on it also, and can ssh to other >> machines and get X fowarded corectly. >> > > You need an xserver to connect *to*, which is why I asked.
Nope, not true: you can ssh to client without x server (from an X server) and start x clients to display on your local machine. Through the ssh session, your display will be localhost:10:0 Peter -- http://www.boosten.org _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"