Remote X client

Tony Shadwick tshadwick at
Wed Jun 8 13:17:34 GMT 2005

On Wed, 8 Jun 2005, John Oxley wrote:

>> On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, Karel Miklav wrote:
>>> I ssh on remote server, set DISPLAY, then run Thunderbird, Links etc.
>>> remotely and everything looks and works great. Now I try Firefox and
>>> WTF! it read configuration from the local machine! Links and settings
>>> are all local and it doesn't resolve as I didn't set up route on local
>>> machine yet. So it's local, but how can that happen - it was run over
>>> ssh on remote machine?!
> try running
> firefox --no-xshm

Just out of curiousity, why would that matter?  I've run firefox remotely 
server times without needing an extra flag....

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