SSH X forwarding not working

Chris Horn
Thu Mar 6 22:07:00 GMT 2003

I had restarted sshd.

At 04:45 PM Thursday 3/6/2003, you wrote:
>Okay, so you had X11Forwarding disabled before.  What have you done to 
>make sshd re-read its configuration file?  Specifically restarted 
>sshd?  Restarted the entire machine?  What?  I suspect that sshd happily 
>thinks that X11Forwarding is still disabled.
>Chris Horn 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"
>>The error I receive when trying to run apps is "Gtk-WARNING **: cannot 
>>open display:"
>>When I used xhost and set DISPLAY manually, things work:
>>1. xhost +remote_host
>>2. on remote box set DISPLAY to "local_host:0.0"
>>3. run app, and it appears like it should!
>>Also, does anyone know how to cut and paste:
>>         1. Within X (do I have to run XWin with -emulate3buttons?), and
>>         2. between X and Windows?
>>Merci beaucoup.
>>At 04:02 PM Thursday 3/6/2003, you wrote:
>>>viestissä torstai 6. maaliskuuta 2003 23:04, chris horn kirjoitti:
>>> > greetings.  i've looked over the mailing list, but haven't been able to
>>> > find out why using
>>> > ssh -x remote-host
>>>have you configured the remote end to accept x forwarding in
>>703.413.1100 x5100

703.413.1100 x5100

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