Re: Re: <ssh -X>-behaviour

From: Martin Greschner (gremagehan_at_web.de)
Date: 05/05/03

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    Hi Greg,

    Greg Dick <gregoryd@isc.upenn.edu> schrieb am 02.05.03 20:29:44:
    >
    > Dont you need to export your DISPLAY to get that to work?

    Yes, it's work.

      All I do is
    > export DISPLAY=my.ip.address.here:0.0
    > for the my ip address here would be the local machine I am physically on.
    It is also one possibility. But I have not only one computer in my competence. It is pretty comfortable to use <ssh -X>.

    Regards
    Martin

    >
    >
    > At 04:21 PM 5/2/2003 +0200, Martin Greschner wrote:
    > >Dear all,
    > >
    > >I have seen following "feature". I'm not sure, if it is a ssh-, linux- or
    > >X11-"feature"
    > >but somewhere must I start.
    > >
    > >I have two boxes:
    > >notebook:
    > >SuSE 7.3 Linux
    > >ssh (OpenSSH_2.9p2)
    > >Netscape 7
    > >KDE 2.2.2
    > >bash 2.05.0(1)
    > >SuSE-Personal Firewall = active
    > >
    > >server:
    > >SuSE 7.3 Linux
    > >ssh
    > >Netscape 4.78
    > >KDE 2.2.2
    > >bash 2.05.0(1)
    > >
    > >I work with my notebook and open some Netscape-windows (on notebook -> v7).
    > >Than (from the same console but another shell -> in KDE console can be in the
    > >same console more) I do following:
    > >
    > >
    > >grema@notebook> ssh -X grema_user@server
    > >
    > >RESULT: I'm successful logged on the server.
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > >Than call I netscape (4.78) on the server:
    > >
    > >grema_user@server> netscape&
    > >
    > >RESULT: I have a Netscape window, but Netscape7 ! This Netscape was started
    > >really local (I have seen my local /home (-> /home of notebook) )
    > >SUMMARY: I have been executed from "server" process on my local box.
    > >I (we) have this behaviour reproduced. Also with other machines.
    > >
    > >user@workstation <-> grema_user@server
    > >(grema_user@server -> the same user and the same server as in previous
    > >example)
    > >
    > >than have I killed all local(@notebook) Netscapes. And the "Netscape7@server"
    > >was killed also as local process (grema@notebook> killall netscape-bin)
    > >
    > >At now it is no more possible to reproduce this behaviour.
    > >
    > >It is a ssh-bug?
    > >Any other ideas?
    > >
    > >Thank you for answer.
    > >
    > >Regards
    > >Martin
    > >
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    >
    > Greg Dick ( gregoryd@isc.upenn.edu )
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