Simple question: How to make X windows appear on remote machine (not X forwarding)
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Tue Apr 15 12:49:09 PDT 2008
Dustin Spicuzza wrote:
> I have a machine sitting next to me that I ssh into, logged in as user
> Y. On the machine, I have X running, and I'm logged in as the same user
> Y. Is it possible to execute an application over ssh, that makes its
> windows show up on the machine next to me? I tried setting the $DISPLAY
> variable, but no luck so far. Thanks.
Make sure your sshd_config on the machine you log in contains:
Then you can do 'ssh -Y user at machine'
After a successful login you can launch any x application w/o setting
any DISPLAY vars.
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