Lost SSH X1 Forwarding with Xorg 7.2

Norberto Meijome freebsd at meijome.net
Thu Jul 5 12:21:53 UTC 2007

On Thu, 5 Jul 2007 17:00:32 +0700 (ICT)
Olivier Nicole <on at cs.ait.ac.th> wrote:

> Hi,
> A nice *feature* that I just noticed, I apologize if it has been
> mentionned earlier.
> xorg 7.2 tends to install all the components in /usr/loca insteal of
> the traditional /usr/X11R6.
> But sshd is still expecting xauth to be in /usr/X11R6/bin/xauth; so
> sshd_config has to be modified to reflect the fact that xauth new path
> is /usr/local/bin/xauth.
> So the default /etc/ssh/sshd_config should be adapted to reflect this
> change...

Hi Olivier,
I'm running ssh w/XForwarding for some apps between 2 boxen with xorg 7.2 with
no problem at all. I dont recall touching ssh's config - anyway, the setup
procedure for xorg 7.2 should symlink /usr/X11R6 to /usr/local/ ...maybe you
have that missing?

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