ssh and X11 problem

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Wed Dec 31 17:41:45 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 12:35 -0500, stan wrote:
> I just built a new 7.1 machine, and when I ssh from a Linux box to it I get
> the following errors:
> usr/local/bin/xauth: (stdin):1:  bad display name "unix:10.0" in "remove"
> command
> /usr/local/bin/xauth: (stdin):2:  bad display name "unix:10.0" in "add"
> command
> And I cannit get ssh to foward the X protocol. Yes I have added 
> ForwardX11 yes to /etc/ssh/ssh_config
> What am I doing wrong?

I assume you have xserver on the FreeBSD box?  Check your display name.
I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be 'hostname:0:0'.

Glen Barber
"Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I
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