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Re: exporting X session
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: exporting X session
- From: "Joseph C. Bender" <benderjc_(_at_)_benderhome_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 09:49:06 -0400
At 02:50 PM 7/24/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>> >> BUT, when I try logging via "ssh <machine> zsh", export the DISPLAY and
>> >> start the graphic app, I get "cannot open display" ...
>> >man xhost
>> Gag! xauth, at least.
> local% ssh -X <machine>
> machine% graphic_app
>is sufficient. RTFM ssh:
Even though it's not directly applicable in this instance, I'll also toss
on, for the archive's sake that anybody doing X over SSH should also RTFM
X forwarding is not on by default.
It's amazing how often that gets overlooked, IMHE.
Joseph C. Bender
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