putty and xorg7.2

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at gmx.de
Wed May 23 18:15:26 UTC 2007


From: "Helmut 'Ingrid' Schneider" <jumper99 at gmx.de>

> From: "Jeremy Chadwick" <koitsu at FreeBSD.org>
>> 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.
> Hm, I might have missed something, but I created a symlink for
> /usr/X11R6 ->  /usr/local and then did a portupgrade -afPP but DISPLAY
> is still not  exported.

OK, one has to install xauth. This might/should be a dependency of 
xorg-libraries. imo. 



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