[linux] [Wolves] X over ssh

Aquarius wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk
Wed Dec 18 16:39:00 2002

Wayne Morris spoo'd forth:
>> What, "ssh -X user@hostname"? Is this supposed to be hard? :)
> Err, didn't work for me (just tried it on this advice!) , just got 
> Last Login etc
> #
> I thought I'd try to be clever and do Start X and got
> Fatal Error -Server already active for display 0
> So how do I actually see it (remote box desktop) on my box please?

It doesn't just forward your remote X display. What it does is allow you to
run X applications (clients) on the remote machnie and have them display on
your local X display (the server).


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