another thing

Fri Mar 7 08:13:00 GMT 2003


xhost the remote machine, and try opening up an xterm on the remote
machine with the -display flag. If you don't have xterm on the remote
machine, then you don't have X installed on the remote machine, and
therefore X11 forwarding would be worthless.

On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Chris Horn wrote:

> Seeing as I don't have that clip thing, here's some paraphrased debug messages:
> Warning: No xauth data; using fake auth data for X11 forwarding
> debug1: Requesting X11 fwd w/ auth spoofing
> debug1: channel request 0: x11-req
> debug1: Remote: No xauth program; cannot forward with spoofing.
> Does that mean that I need to install X (or at least xauth) on the remote 
> machine?
> Thanks for all the help so far.
> chris.
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> 703.413.1100 x5100

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