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X over ssh

On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 17:50, Grant Young wrote:
> Have you tried running an X client like xclock on the RH server to see
> if it works?  The way its supposed to work (and has for me almost every
> time) is the the DISPLAY environment variable on your RH machine
> (technically in X it's the client) will be something like libranet:10
> and so when you start an X client it should pipe the X protocol through
> the SSH pipe to your Libranet machine (which is the X server) which
> should do the appropriate X stuff.  If it doesn't work usually it's
> because the client can't find the server (bad DNS or IP addresses) or
> the DISPLAY environment variable isn't set right.

All good advice and you can also try:

 - restarting sshd
 - "ssh -v" to see errors


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