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Re: [SLE] export DISPLAY and xhost +
  • From: Ken Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 07:52:45 -0400
  • Message-id: <1085485964.5159.9.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 07:43, Silviu Marin-Caea wrote:
> To see windows of programs running on other machines, I used to
>
> on local_machine type "xhost +"
> ssh into remote machine and type
> "export DISPLAY=local_machine_address:0"
> then I would run the program on the remote machine and receive the
> window on the local machine
>
> I see that it doesn't work anymore with SUSE 9.1. What changed?
>
> Ah, and I know about ssh -X, that works, but I don't really need
> encryption, just speed.

The "-X" does not supply the encryption that's what ssh does. "-X"
allows you to see the remote programs on your local display.

--
Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)



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