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Re: [SLE] export DISPLAY and xhost +
  • From: Silviu Marin-Caea <silviu@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 17:12:28 +0300
  • Message-id: <40B3544C.2080701@xxxxxxxxxx>
Ken Schneider wrote:

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

Actually, it does encrypt.

see man ssh, search for
X11 and TCP forwarding

So, if I don't need encryption, I would use the export & xhost procedure, but why doesn't it work anymore?

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