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Re: [SLE] export DISPLAY and xhost +
  • From: "Jerome R. Westrick" <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 18:33:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <1085502833.15878.8.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
The command looks good... Just a minute I'll confirm that it
works on my machines...

You are right, the command fails from SuSE 9.1 to SuSE 9.1...


Jerry
P.S. I use ssh -X because it allows me to start a program on a remote
machine from an ICON on the desktop....


On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 16:12, Silviu Marin-Caea wrote:
> 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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