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Old 09-03-2003, 04:14 PM   #1
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x11 with ssh


Hi..

I just would like to know how you start a x11 program with ssh...
I've taken a look at some man pages, but did'nt really wich one to browse...

For example, I would like to be able to start xine on one computer from another...

/apax
 
Old 09-03-2003, 04:29 PM   #2
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I hit the same problem a few weeks ago. Try "ssh -C -X xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx" (where the x is the IP address of the box you want to ssh into)- and you should be able to type any program name at the command line.
Good Luck!
 
Old 09-03-2003, 04:37 PM   #3
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You need to make sure that X forwarding is enabled in sshd configuration file (server side).
 
Old 09-06-2003, 06:31 AM   #4
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X forwarding is enabled... But the thing is, I'd like to be able to start a X program form another computer in my network, and that computer does'nt use x at all...

When I type ssh -C -X xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (with x as my ip), get the result "Cannot connect to X server" when i try to start, for example kedit...

I've heard that you should fiddle a little with some variables?
 
Old 09-06-2003, 06:38 AM   #5
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well you will need an X server to connect to.... you can tell the application to connect to a locally running server specifically... e.g.

blah --display :0

would be a typically valid option for an X program. but you have to have a server running somewhere....
 
Old 09-06-2003, 07:16 PM   #6
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thanks... that solved it...
 
  


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