Re: ssh authentication
> Linking files under /root to normal user files is, in general, a Bad
> Instead, do this the right way, running as root:
> xauth -merge ~/<my user id>/.Xauthority
> You'll have to re-run this when updating your user xauth key, but this
> generally happens rarely.
"<my user id>" - in this case the "rland" uid?
What would the difference be when acting _only_ on the local mashine?
Was your intention that TCP/IP traffic is not secure and a softlink to
.Xauthority might be decoded?