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Re: X11 problem in FC4



On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 09:58:01AM +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> Joachim Backes wrote:
> >Im ugraded from FC3 to FC4.
> >
> >In FC3, it was possible, after making "xhost +somehost", to use X11
> >applications on <somehost> with display to localhost:0. But in FC4,
> >the X11 application on <somehost> to localhost:0 fails with timeout.
> >
> >I found no reason for this behaviour, which only happens on localhost,
> >but not on other fc4 machines.
> >
> >Some comments?
> 
> I would dispense with xhost and manual setting of the DISPLAY, and 
> simply use "ssh -Y somehost" from localhost and then just run the 
> application from the ssh session. Simpler and more secure.
> 
> Paul.
That is certainly one solution. Another is to allow X11 forwarding in
the sshd.conf and ssh.conf file on both machines.


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