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Question on ssh to a windows machine from linux with and without a program to run
- From: Brian Keener <bkeener at thesoftwaresource dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 13:24:09 -0500
- Subject: Question on ssh to a windows machine from linux with and without a program to run
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I originally posted this in Cygwin/X but I wonder now if this is an ssh or an X
Acutally I know it must be some form of authority issue but not sure which
security or Authority.
I have a XP WIndows machine (atl-lt-5783) with Cygwin and ssh and sshd is
running and I have Linux machine (atl-lt-5783-lnx with ssh and sshd running.
>From the windows machine I can connect to the linux and run xterm all in the
ssh -X -f -l briank atl-lt-5783-lnx xterm -fg grey -bg midnightblue -cr red
and after entering the password for briank on my Desktop on the XP machine I
will get my xterm window for atl-lt-5783-lnx as expected.
However if I try this from the Linux machine in the X interface to the Windows
ssh -X -f -l briank atl-lt-5783 xterm -fg grey -bg midnightblue -cr red
I will ask me for a password but then I never get the xterm window. If on the
other hand I do the same in two steps:
ssh -X -l briank atl-lt-5783
and answer my password and get a bash shell and new prompt for atl-lt-5783
showing I am connected and then do
xterm -fg grey -bg midnightblue -cr red
I get my xterm window as expected. I have tried googling and also the man but
I am not sure what I am looking for as far as a sympton or keyword that will
get the information I need.
What am I missing and is it on the linux or windows side - any thoughts. Any
information and insight greatly appreciated.
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