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Re: Can't run x things over ssh link

On Monday 29 January 2007 19:24, Rick Stevens wrote:
>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. 
That's what was puzzling Rick, ForwardX11Trusted, was already 'yes', both 
here and on the machine I was accessing.

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