Re: X11 Forwarding

From: David Gahring (
Date: 04/19/05

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    Sorry if this comes across as a stupid response, but I've been misled on
    this path before by an over-zealous .profile. Have you verified that
    nothing else is messing with the DISPLAY value once you're logged in, but
    before you actually get the shell prompt?

    Good luck..


    On 4/18/05 10:46 AM, "Christ, Bryan" <> wrote:

    > Does anyone know why my DISPLAY variable is not getting set? I have
    > tried looking at the debug messages from
    > ssh -vv -X user@host
    > but I haven't seen anything suspicious. xauth is installed in the normal
    > location and seems to run correctly (although I'm really not familiar
    > with it). In my sshd_config file, the relevant options are set as:
    > X11Forwarding yes
    > X11DisplayOffset 10
    > #X11UseLocalHost no
    > #UseLogin yes
    > I've spent quite a bit of time googling on this problem and haven't come
    > up with anything yet. I suspect that it might have something to do with
    > installing XFree86 on Slackware 9.0 after initial OS installation (using
    > installpkg *.tgz on the relevant packages). I'm really at a loss for
    > where to turn.
    > Server is OpenSSH 3.5p1, OpenSSL 0.9.7a
    > Client is OpenSSH 4.0p1, OpenSSL 0.9.7f
    > Thanks in advance!

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