Re: X window on ssh
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 08:12:29 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
a2zasics <email@example.com> wrote:
>I am trying to run cygwin with ssh into Linux machine. I use startx to
>start Xwindow manager on WinXP. Then i do :
>ssh -X -l <user> <IP-of-Linux>
>On Linux terminal :
Don't do that, sshd will set $DISPLAY to an appropriate value. If
$DISPLAY is not set, check that X forwarding is enabled on the server.
(For OpenSSH, check X11Forwarding and XAuthLocation, details will vary
for other SSH servers.)
If you need to mess with SSH's $DISPLAY then you're doing something
(Actually, that isn't always true, but if you know that then you know
enough to figure out what you need to do and when.)
Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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