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Re: where to RTFM: Allowing remote X?

On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 03:37:06PM -0500, Michael Jinks wrote:
| Hi, all.
| I often have to debug X-based apps for my users.  In order to be able to
| run the app as the user, I need to be able to accept X connections on my
| desktop from their account on some other machine.  On non-Debian systems,
| I've always been able to do the old quick and dirty "xset +<hostname>"
| to allow clients run by other users to connect to my server; but on any
| Debian system I've used, this doesn't work.

Use ssh.  With x-over-ssh enabled (/etc/ssh/sshd_config ,
~/.ssh/config) you can ssh to their box and 'su' (NOT 'su -') to them
and run the X app.  It's sweet.



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