Re: remote X display

2004-04-04 Thread Jonathon McKitrick
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 04:12:17PM +0100, Cordula's Web wrote: : I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I : see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use : xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT.

Re: remote X display

2004-04-04 Thread Cordula's Web
: somehost ssh -X [EMAIL PROTECTED] : remotemachine echo $DISPLAY : somehost.example.com:10.0 : remotemachine xclock : : Don't forget to enable X forwarding in /etc/ssh/sshd_config: : X11Forwarding yes I had this working before, but I'm having problems. My main box is missing a

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Jason Stewart
On 22/01/04 14:53 +, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Hi all, I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT.

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread albi
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 02:53:53PM +, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: All I want to do is use a laptop in a local network to be an X client connected to a more powerful desktop machine. I'm not worried about security. Is xhosts and the DISPLAY variable all I need? Or do I need to go through

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Cordula's Web
I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT. Use ssh's -X flag: somehost ssh -X [EMAIL PROTECTED] remotemachine

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Jonathon McKitrick
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 10:08:46AM -0500, Jason Stewart wrote: : On 22/01/04 14:53 +, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: : : Hi all, : : I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I : see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use :

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Cordula's Web
: One idea is to use SSH. : If you have sshd on the remote desktop you can use ssh -X to enable : X11 forwarding. Just ssh into the remote box and run the X : application and you're set to go, provided that X11 forwarding is : enabled in the remote sshd_config. Ah, I remember seeing this

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Fri, 23 Jan 2004 01:23, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Hi all, I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT. All

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Kenzo
] Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 9:26 AM Subject: Re: remote X display On Fri, 23 Jan 2004 01:23, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Hi all, I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use xhost