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Re: ssh says Cannot listen to port: 6000

On 29 Jul 2009, Siggy Brentrup wrote:
> > 
> > Or simply put these 2 lines at the top of your ~/.ssh/config
> > 
> > Host *
> >   ForwardX11 no
> Please forget this nonsense, I read only the subject line, not
> the body of your message.
> duck
>   Siggy
> -- 

Thanks to you and Ron I now know that port 6000 is being used by X11.
And in fact, if I ssh at a terminal without starting X I can connect.
But then, of course, I can't start X!

How can this be resolved? It must  be possible because it works on two
other computers, just not on this one.


Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
Microsoft-free zone - Using Debian GNU/Linux
http://www.acampbell.org.uk (blog, book reviews, 
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