ssh and X11 problem

stan stanb at
Wed Dec 31 17:54:31 UTC 2008

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 12:41:48PM -0500, Glen Barber wrote:
> 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'.
Perhaps I was not clear. Yes I do have the X server running on the FreeBSD
machine, but that should not matter, as I am ssh'ing _from_ the Linux box
which does have a working X server on it also, and can ssh to other
machines  and get X fowarded corectly.

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