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Re: [SLE] export DISPLAY and xhost +
  • From: "Jerome R. Westrick" <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 20:31:50 +0200
  • Message-id: <1085509909.15878.20.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Well you now know how to do it...

To each his own...
I guess...

Jerry

On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 20:08, Ken Schneider wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 13:52, Jerome R. Westrick wrote:
> > > Can you explain another way to remote admin a machine (SCO) 2000 miles
> > > away connected through a private WAN?
> > >
> > > I'm all for security but I still need functionality. I also don't go
> > > through life being paranoid.
> > >
> > Ken just because you don't need the added security don't mean you can't
> > use it 8-), And I don't really remember there being a diference in speed
> > between the 2. What I do remember (and use) is that adding -C parameter
> > improves speed on low bandwidth connections. (It compresses the
> > X-Windows data)
> >
> > Jerry
> >
>
> Thats all well and good. I still use ssh -X to connect but need to run
> "X" programs on my local display. And bandwidth is also not an issue.
> This particular site houses our backup servers with two full T1
> connections going to it. My only point here is if someone else had not
> brought up the subject I would have been lost as to why I could not
> display remote "X" apps on my local display using xhost +<hostname> and
> exporting the display on the other end. And I firmly believe this is
> much safer than running VNC connections.
>
> --
> Ken Schneider
> unix user since 1989
> linux user since 1994
> SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)
>
>


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