No xauth program

Thu Sep 2 15:11:00 GMT 2010

On 01/09/2010 20:29, Scott T. Marshall wrote:
> when I connect using
> ssh -Yv localhost
> the last few lines of output are:
> debug1: Entering interactive session.
> debug1: No xauth program.
> Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding.
> debug1: Requesting X11 forwarding with authentication spoofing.
> debug1: Remote: No xauth program; cannot forward with spoofing.
> Last login: Wed Sep 1 15:03:40 2010 from ::1
> I don't understand the No xauth program part. I have xauth in /bin
> which xauth
> returns
> /usr/bin/xauth
> and when I check the permissions on xauth, I see that they are 755 and I am
> the owner.

You might like to try if xauth can actually run successfully?

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