On 2006.04.21 10:20:29 +1000, Tony Lewis wrote:
> Using a dapper guest (under a dapper host), I can't get "ssh -X" working.
> I've read this: http://linux-vserver.org/Vservers+and+X, and I've read
> this: http://list.linux-vserver.org/archive/vserver/msg00982.html.
> Relevant config snippet:
> X11Forwarding yes
> X11DisplayOffset 10
> X11UseLocalhost no
> But it doesn't work:
> tony@argon:~$ ssh -X firstname.lastname@example.org
> email@example.com's password:
> Debian GNU/Linux (dapper/i686) mythtv.home
> Last login: Fri Apr 21 00:15:37 2006 from 10.8.0.16
> tony@mythtv:~$ echo $DISPLAY
> I've restarted the service, I've even rebooted the vserver guest. I've
> created other users and tried them. No difference. If I ssh into the
> vserver *host*, $DISPLAY is good.
> Any clues?
On Debian, you need to install the xbase-clients package (as suggested by
the ssh package), to get the necessary tools installed, I guess it's the
same thing on Ubuntu.
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Received on Fri Apr 21 01:39:38 2006