[clug] SSH + X11 forwarding.

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Mon May 18 19:47:41 MDT 2015

On 19 May 2015 at 11:30, jm <jeffm at ghostgun.com> wrote:
> This keeps happening to me. I keep forgetting you have to install xauth
> separately.


$ sudo apt-get install xauth
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
xauth is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Is there something else I'm missing? (this is on both host and client).

> Also try running "ssh -v" as it can sometimes give you a clue to where your
> stuck if it's not obvious.
> There's also the "-Y" option with ssh for X. Not sure of the difference
> between that and "-X".

The man page says -Y == trusted connections. Apparently either should work.



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