ssh X11 forwarding not working on FreeBSD 6.2 (SOLVED)
tlt at badger.tltodd.com
Thu Jul 26 21:55:54 UTC 2007
The cause of this problem,
Xlib: connection to "localhost:10.0" refused by server
Xlib: PuTTY X11 proxy: wrong authentication protocol attempted
xhost: unable to open display "localhost:10.0"
was that the hostname on the FreeBSD system was blank. Once I set
the hostname it works fine. In fact you don't even need to turn
on any of the options in the sshd_config or ssh_config files.
Who woulda thunk it. I figured it out by trying it on 2 other
FreeBSD systems that did work and comparing how they worked to the
one that didn't.
Try it on your systems and I'll bet you see the same thing.
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