Remote X

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Sun Oct 9 19:40:53 UTC 2005

On Sun, 9 Oct 2005 16:06:51 +0100
Sarangan Thuraisingham <sarangan.thuraisingham at> wrote:

> Yup SSH is better as it tunnels the X conenctions, making the more secure.
> Starting ssh client with -x options enables X11 forwarding. 

This is one of those situations where upper and lower case mean opposite things.

ssh -x   ----->  don't enable X
ssh -X  ------>  do    enable X

So use -X to enable X11 forwarding, not -x

Hope that's helpful...



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