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Re: [SLE] export DISPLAY and xhost +
  • From: Örn Hansen <orn.hansen@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 19:36:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405251936.54194.orn.hansen@xxxxxxxxxx>
tisdag 25 maj 2004 13:52 skrev Ken Schneider:
> The "-X" does not supply the encryption that's what ssh does. "-X"
> allows you to see the remote programs on your local display.

What he's referring to, is that if you do 'ssh remote_machine', that
connection is encrypted. But if you there, do 'xterm -display
local_machine:0', the X connection will not be through the tunnel, as it
would if opened with 'ssh -X'. He doesn't want the overhead of the tunnel
encryption, for the X.

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