X applications crashing under 5.3BETA7 and X.org

Rob spamrefuse at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 18 18:26:46 PDT 2004

Sascha Holzleiter wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 10:13 +1000, freebsd-stable at auscert.org.au wrote:
>>I have a problem with applications crashing. Xterm will launch and run ok,
>>but any attempt to mouse select text will cause an immediate crash with
>>this output on the console:
>>xterm:  warning, error event received:
>>X Error of failed request:  BadAtom (invalid Atom parameter)
>>  Major opcode of failed request:  18 (X_ChangeProperty)
>>  Atom id in failed request:  0x17f
>>  Serial number of failed request:  131
>>  Current serial number in output stream:  133
> Hi,
> this isn't a Xorg issue it's just a X11 forwarding issue.
> Newer OpenSSH versions don't use trusted X11 forwarding by default which
> results in the above error if you try to cut & paste.
> Just use trusted X11 forwarding and all should be fine.
> Either ssh -Y server-hostname or add "ForwardX11Trusted yes" to your ssh
> config file.



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