ssh and X11 problem

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Wed Dec 31 18:30:25 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 13:02 -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> No, Stan is right; an X server is only needed on the machine that
> actually hosts the display.
> The xauth error message are indicating the problem, but I don't
> know what they're telling us.  The hostname should probably be
> "localhost", and sshd_config is set up to do that by default.

Right.  The host is hosting the display -- his Linux machine is the
client *to* the Xserver. 

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