SSH X forwarding not working
Thu Mar 6 22:01:00 GMT 2003
Hmm looked through the mail again and saw:
|> > ssh -x remote-host
Have you tried "ssh -X", capital X, using small x disables ssh
/ Chris Horn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| At the other end, /etc/ssh/sshd_config now has the line "X11Forwarding yes"
| Still no go.
| When I connect, the DISPLAY value on the remote box appears null.
| When I'm local, it's "localhost:0.0"
And this local, it is from the prompt you do ssh from?
| When I used xhost and set DISPLAY manually, things work:
just a note, you are aware that the X traffic goes unencrypted when
doing it this way (setting DISPLAY to host_done_ssh_from)?
| 2. on remote box set DISPLAY to "local_host:0.0"
Assuming local_host here is host_done_ssh_from?
| Also, does anyone know how to cut and paste:
| 1. Within X (do I have to run XWin with -emulate3buttons?), and
If you have a threebutton mouse like microsoft with scrollball, you
probably can use the third button.. (like me)
| 2. between X and Windows?
There are work being done on this, check the mailinglist. xwinclip is
the keyword I think.
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