Re: X forwarding and X11UseLocalhost

From: Darren Tucker (dtucker_at_zip.com.au)
Date: 11/29/04

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    To: "Michael J. Barillier" <mbarilli@midsouth.rr.com>
    
    

    Michael J. Barillier wrote:

    >>>>>>"dt" == Darren Tucker <dtucker@zip.com.au> writes:
    > dt> Before you go poking around in the sshd source check that
    > dt> "xhost add" doesn't do the localhost->hostname mapping (from
    > dt> memory, I think some will do that).
    >
    > I hadn't been using xhost - that's the rub. With X11UseLocalHost
    > DISPLAY on the remote side should be set to `:10.0' or something
    > similar (depending upon the setting of X11DisplayOffset, which
    > defaults to 10) and I won't need to allow the remote host access via
    > xhost.

    Oops, make that "xauth" not "xhost".

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