Remote X Apps
jim at egressive.com
Thu Mar 10 21:43:48 UTC 2005
ssh negotiates all the X authentication for you *IF* the remove server
allows X forwarding (see /etc/ssh/sshd_config and look for
"X11Forwarding yes") in the first place.
ssh -X server
will set up the required environment. Use ssh -vX to see extra debug and
confirm it's happening.
On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 21:17 +0000, Ben Edwards wrote:
> Been trying to run a remote aplication. I.e. I have been using ssh to
> conect to a remote PC on our network and running gkrellm on the remote
> computer with the GUI coming up on my local PC.
> So on the local machene I have tried
> xhost +192.168.x.x
> or just
> xhost +
> and on the remote computer doing
> gkrellm -display 192.168.7.252
> I have tried appending :0 and :0.0 to the end but always get the error
> (gkrellm:24422): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
> Any idea what I am doing wrong?
> Ben Edwards - Bristol, UK, England
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