Re: X11 forwarding and DISPLAY variable

From: Robin Green (greenrd_at_greenrd.org)
Date: 10/13/05

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    Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 14:36:59 +0000
    
    

    On Wednesday 12 October 2005 21:49, Bernd Prager wrote:
    > I read somewhere that the SSH server will set the DISPLAY variable for me.

    Only if the DISPLAY variable is already set when you run the client, otherwise
    it can't forward anything because it doesn't know what to forward :) I would
    advise running ssh from within your X server. With cygwin, you can do this.

    -- 
    Robin
    

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