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Re: forwarding X11 over ssh

Well, it may have failed if you ssh'd into the box and then su'd. If this is what you
did then ssh to the box as directly as root.

"Joseph A. Martin" wrote:

> Hello,
>         I maintain a Linux system at our office. Quite frequently I
> administer this system remotely via ssh. Today I wanted to try running
> an X app over the SSH link. I passed the '-X' option to ssh which the
> man page claims will forward X connections. However when I try to
> launch an X client from the remote system the client says that the
> "X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication." As I
> understand it ssh is supposes to handle all of that for me. What do I
> need to change? How can I manually set up the correct authentication?
> I appreciate the help.
> later,
> joseph
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Jens B. Jorgensen

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