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Re: x-forwarding with ssh

Nick Wright <nick@lsd.net.nz> writes:

> Hi there.
> Currently when I try to run X apps via an ssh login I get the error message
>   xterm Xt error: Can't open display: 
> Is this a problem with ssh and my x-forwarding?
> if so, how do you change the x-forwarding options in ssh?
> if not, what is the problem and how do I fix it? :)

You've got to enable forwarding before it'll work. Running with -X
should do the trick, or you can modify /etc/ssh/ssh_config.

For more information: man ssh

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