ubuntu 16.04 vnc doesn work

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 15:50:17 UTC 2016

On 24 June 2016 at 17:19, Carson Chittom <carson at wistly.net> wrote:
> ssh -X and ssh -Y forward X11 connections for display purposes.  So you
> could run an X application on the remote system, but display it on the
> local system.  X does this natively, but (because it was designed in the
> 1980s when people cared less about such things) all the data is passed
> over the line unencrypted.  These flags to ssh allow you to do the same
> thing in a more secure way.

Aha. I thought it might be and tried to Google, but Google is not
case-sensitive and I couldn't find anything relevant.

X forwarding, and tunnelling in general, are not things I have ever used myself.

> For the differences between -X and -Y, just "man ssh" in a terminal.

That rather assumes I'm using a Linux box to read and write these
messages. I'm not. I am using Unix, but not Linux and one without

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