putty and xorg7.2

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Wed May 23 13:47:06 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 03:03:49PM +0200, Helmut Schneider wrote:
>  I recently upgraded some FBSD6.2 machines to xorg 7.2 according to 
>  /usr/ports/UPDATING. By now I cannot use x-forwarding with putty or ssh -X 
>  anymore as the DISPLAY paramater is not set anymore. I connect to 2 machines 
>  using putty and x-forwarding. Here are the results:

See mail to this list with subject "ssh X11 forwarding and X.org 7.2"
which explains the cause and solution.

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