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Re: Can't run x things over ssh link



On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 18:07 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings all;
> 
> I have a kubuntu box out in the workshop that I normally admin either from 
> its own keyboard or from here over an ssh link.  Then I installed FC6 on 
> this box.
> 
> Now the various graphical stuff fails with a can't determine display 
> message.  I just checked in the /etc/ssh/ssh_config, and in 
> the /etc/ssh/sshd_config files on that box and 'X11Forwarding yes' is 
> present in both files, so its apparently something on this end.
> 
> What do I enable, in what file, what it takes to restore this 
> functionality with FC6 that worked so nicely in FC2?

By default, ssh doesn't do X forwarding any longer.  Use the "-X" or
"-Y" options to ssh, or turn on "ForwardX11Trusted" in your ssh_config.

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