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Re: Remote Display.



On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 12:49, Ivo Särak wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 16:12, Charles R. Anderson wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 11:57:43AM +0300, Ivo Särak wrote:
> > > Unfortunately it does not work:
> > > 
> > > [ivo sarmax ivo]$ ssh -X ivo haskaa
> > > ivo haskaa's password:
> > > Last login: Wed Jun  9 09:28:17 2004
> > > [ivo haskaa ivo]$ oocalc
> > > Starting OpenOffice.org ...
> > > Aborted
> > > [ivo haskaa ivo]$
> > 
> > Is it enabled on the server side too?
> > /etc/ssh/sshd_config:
> > 
> > X11Forwarding yes
> > 
> 
> With server side You mean the host I ssh to?
> There is "X11Forwarding yes" even on both ends.
> 

What is the setting of the DISPLAY variable? (on both the host you are
on and the host you are connecting to)

The DISPLAY variable has to be defined on the host you are on before you
connect using ssh, otherwise ssh will not set up X forwarding.

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