Problems with X11 Forwarding

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at
Sun Jan 15 12:33:58 PST 2006

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On Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 10:24:04AM -0700 I heard the voice of
Aaron Dalton, and lo! it spake thus:
> editors/fte is fully installed (with X11libs and all that) but I
> wonder if there is more I need installed on the FreeBSD end to make
> things work.

You have to have the xorg-clients (or xfree-clients, if you're going
that way) installed to get the xauth(1) binary, so ssh can set the key
for the display it allocates.

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at
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