Re: Cannot launch remote apps on X
Paul Johnson <email@example.com> said on Thu, 22 Apr 2004 11:11:02 -0700:
> diego <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > El jue, 22-04-2004 a las 08:52, Paul Johnson escribi=F3:
> >> DO NOT USE XHOST! xhost is considered harmful, use google for a few
> >> trillion reasons why. Just use ssh -C -X to get displays over the
> >> network.
> > Yes, but I only wanted a quick way of testing as this is a very private
> > net (I'm the only user) behind a firewall.
> > I don't trust in myself anyway.... hehehe.
> Even in that case, you really shouldn't bother with xhost. ssh takes
> care of all the hard stuff for you. ssh is simply the easiest, most
> reliable way to make a window display elsewhere when you're using X.
Sometimes performace over a secured net makes more sense than the ease
of running ssh vs xhost.
ssh lacks a certain element of performance (compressed doubly slow -
at least, for those of us who don't have anything faster than a 500MHz
TimC -- http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/staff/tconnors/
This is a dirty hack! It might burn your PC and kill your cat!
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