Remote (CentOS 8) X11 clients stop spawning on local (FreeBSD 12) X11 server over ssh after some time

parv/freebsd parv.0zero9+freebsd at
Mon Mar 1 09:20:24 UTC 2021

On Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 8:18 PM parv/freebsd wrote:

I had started ssh -X connection 2+ days ago in X11 on FreeBSD 12-STABLE to
> CentOS 8.
> When I tried to run Firefox (on CentOS), it did not start & blurted ...
>   Unable to init server: Broadway display type is not supported:
> localhost:13.0
>   Error: cannot open display: localhost:13.0

So, "ssh -vv -X" shows "Rejected X11 connection after ForwardX11Timeout
I do not see that option in /etc/ssh/ on CentOS or FreeBSD. Hold on ...

This ...

... points to ...

... which makes "ForwardX11Timeout" to be ssh client option. On to testing

- parv


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