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How do you configure X11 forwarding over SSH on AIX?

Here is what I've tried. I've edited /etc/ssh/sshd_config on the remote AIX system X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 X11UseLocalhost yes as well as set $DISPLAY DISPLAY=localhost:10.0 export ...
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Forwarding X11 with one hop without X-server installed

problem I want to run X-applications remotely on a machine C from my client A. The only way to connect to this machine is by using machine B (firewall) as a hop: A --> B --> C So far, simple ssh ...
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Identify mystery output on ssh login

How can I find where this dbus-launch error output is coming from? At first I thought it was related to motd but I currently have that disabled. X11Forwarding is turned off in my sshd_config as well ...
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How to tell if an ssh session is using x forwarding (if it was run with -X or -Y)

For a given ssh session, is there a way to tell if it has x-forwarding enabled? I.e. you don't know if the session was established with ssh username@address or with ssh -X username@address.
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Timeout in locking /.Xauthority

I have google searched and everyone who has this problem has an error in locking /home/user/.Xauthority. The issue is that it is trying to lock /.Xauthority. Obviously there is no .Xauthority in /, ...
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Local display using Xming-Putty

've been struggling with Xming and putty for a while and I can't make it work; I enabled X11 forwarding in putty, updated xauth list on the client side with the xauth list of the server side. ...
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Connecting to remote host via putty

I am getting the following error when i try to connect to a remote host. Can't connect to X11 Windows server using "0:0" as the value of the display variable. How do i get past it? Other info: I ...
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How to configure RHEL so users can access an app GUI remotely

I have an application installed in my RHEL6 box that has a GUI (AppGui.sh). My problem is that a few non-tech users would like to access this GUI remotely. I've tried several guides over the internet ...
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linux ssh -X graphical applications will not start when system load is high

So I am using ssh -X to access a server. I am at a Xubuntu desktop accessing a Ubuntu server that is in the next room. Usually everything works fine, but when the system load gets high, any graphical ...
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How can I prevent the warning No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding?

Every time I initiate an ssh connection from my Mac to a Linux (Debian) I do get this warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding. This also happens for tools that are ...
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1answer
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x11vnc through SSH tunnel - sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified

I'm trying to setup a one-time SSH tunnel which instantiates x11vnc on a logged-in display. ssh -f -t -L 5900:localhost:5900 user@10.1.10.1 'sudo /usr/bin/x11vnc -safer -once -nopw -display :0 -auth ...
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How can I launch a GUI session on a remote Ubuntu Desktop via SSH from a non-GUI Linux shell?

I am setting up a test environment, made up of various Linux boxes, and I have the need to launch an instance of Firefox on a remote machine via ssh. The remote machine has Ubuntu Desktop (11) and ...
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Xming fails to display Quartus II 9.0

Attempting to run Altera Quartus II (2) 9.0 on a remote RHEL5 Linux (2.6.18-308.1.1.el5 kernel 64-bit) box over a SSH connection via PuTTY 0.62 and a local Xming 6.9.0.31 X server running on Windows ...
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75 views

X app over ssh server without X server

in ssh with ssh -CX user@remoteA I can launch a xterm and see in my local desktop. if I have a linux server (remoteA) without X server and a remote linux desktop (remoteB) with a X server. If I ...
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SSH - How to turn on X forwarding on normal connection

I know I can connect to a host and use window apps via running ssh -X <host>. But what if I'm already connected via normal ssh e.g., ssh <host>. Is there a way to turn X forwarding on ...
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SSH-forwarded X11 display from Linux to Mac lost after some time

I have a new and vexing problem with ssh forwarding my X11 connection when logging in from a Mac (10.7.2) to Linux (Ubuntu 8.04). I have no trouble using ssh -X to log in to the remote machine and ...
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1answer
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error while loading shared libraries: libXau.so.6

after restarting my machine, when I try connect with ssh I get this message : /usr/X11R6/bin/xauth: error while loading shared libraries: libXau.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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995 views

Using X11 over SSH from a Mac

So here's my situation: I work for my school as a tech. One of our servers has a firewall problem and isn't accepting connections from outside the network. I tried to SSH into one of the servers that ...
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1answer
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over ssh, After some minutes Gtk-WARNING

I connect to a server over ssh with ssh -CX server ok, And I launch remote graphical apps, ok. But after some minutes I get Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display And I have to reset the ssh ...
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1answer
930 views

SSH X11 Forwarding XInputExtension missing

When trying to open a GUI-program on a SSH-Session with X11-Forwarding (both client and server have X11Forwarding activated) I get this error: Xlib: extension "XInputExtension" missing on display ...
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SSH X11 forwarding does not work. Why?

This is a debugging question. When you ask for clarification please make sure it is not already covered below. I have 4 machines: Z, A, N, and M. To get to A you have to log into Z first. To get to ...
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open terminal via ssh run firefox -> display not found

I want to run selenium tests on a Hudson slave. The slave (i.e. the machine) that will execute the selenium is a Ubuntu 10.04. Thus it has Gnome. Selenium needs a firefox to run. What Hudson does now ...
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How to get a remote desktop / X11 with ubuntu 10.04 LTS from mac os x?

I am running Snow Leopard OS X 10.6 and I have X11 installed. I also have ubuntu 10.04 LTS running on a remote machine. I have root privileges. So far I haven't really installed anything besides the ...
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SSH X11 not working

I have a home and work computer, the home computer has a static IP address. If I ssh from my work computer to my home computer, the ssh connection works but X11 applications are not displayed. In my ...
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1answer
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Can I spy on an X-session if I am logged in as root?

If I were logged into a remote machine as root with ssh -X, how would I go about viewing a particular X11 session that another logged in user was using? (that includes solutions such as remotely ...
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Problem opening XWindows programs with xming and SSH Secure Shell

I've installed SSH Secure Shell and xming on my laptop running Windows 7 (64-bit). I'm having trouble starting X Windows applications from the SSH console. I've been able to do it in the past. I've ...
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1answer
950 views

Running X applications on local display from remote host

This is making me frustrated. Why doesn't it work, and how do I get it to work? I have a newly installed Ubuntu 10.04.2 (Lucid Lynx). I have installed X and gdm. Gdm is set up to automatically log in ...
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1answer
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Forward server process's X11 GUI dynamically to machine of logged in dev

On one of our linux machines we have a server process running. This process mainly uses logs and config files, but a crucial part of the server program uses a specialized GUI, which uses X11. We need ...
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X over SSH to Ubuntu server

I'm trying to run X remotely from an Ubuntu server. I've installed gedit on the remote machine, and tried: adam@laptop $ ssh -X adam@myserver adam@myserver $ gedit cannot open display: Run 'gedit ...
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Forward already-running X-window-system applications through SSH

I know that it is possible to forward the windows of an X-windows-system application to a client's desktop via SSH when you start the application in a SSH terminal session which has X-forwarding ...
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ssh -X How to return a remote forwarded X application to localhost

I'm using Mac OS X 10.6.4 I'm opening an ssh session to a remote system running Ubuntu 10.0.4 Desktop I open a remote VPN connection to a remote network Then: ssh -X user@host screen -S openvas ...
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Loading GUI on host machine through SSH with X11 forwarding

I've got applications on my host machine running fine by doing: $ssh -X user@host Welcome to host $firefox Firefox proceeds to run in client display from the host machine. How do I get firefox to ...
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4answers
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Starting x11vnc remotely when X server is already running

I have a ubuntu linux machine that I have already logged into and X server is running (it is pass the login manager like gdm). I can access this machine through ssh. My goal is to start x11vnc on this ...
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Detach X11 app and reattach on another?

Given a setup of a headless Linux box running on a network, but having Xorg installed, and having various other machines on the network capable of using SSH with X-forwarding to connect to that box, ...
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1answer
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How to properly setup X forwarding on (Ubuntu) linux?

From my desktop, I can get to my wife's machine on the lan using: ssh -X user@1.2.3.4. Both systems are running the desktop flavour of Ubuntu 9.10-64bit. But here is the problem: When I try to run ...
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xauth, ssh and missing home directory

We have several servers, and normaly everything works fine, except now... we get a new aircondition installed. This takes 36 hours and for this time almost all servers got shutdown, only 2 remaining ...
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6answers
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How to enable SSH X11 forwarding through additional server?

I have hosts A,B and C. From host A I can access through ssh only B. From B I can access C. I want to be able to run X11 programs on C and forward display to A. I tried this: A$ ssh -X B B$ ssh -X ...
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How can I enable X11 forwarding to a Debian server box?

I want to connect to a server with SSH (a Debian installation in a VMware image). On that server I want to call gitk a repository viewer for git. What do I need to do to make this work?