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Date:      Wed, 12 Feb 2003 10:55:41 -0600
From:      kitsune <kitbsdlists@HotPOP.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Cc:        kwythers@umn.edu
Subject:   Re: running an x app remotely via ssh
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When using a ssh client, putty in your case, and you want X to be forwarded. You need to have a X server running on both machines. If you are making us of putty you will need a X server running on windows. For this you will need cygwin, http://www.cygwin.com/ , and you will need to enable enable X forwarding in putty too.

On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 10:14:13 -0600
"Kirk R. Wythers" <wythe001@tc.umn.edu> wrote:

> I am able to log into my office machine (5.0-RELEASE) with ssh from home
> just fine. However when I attempt to start an X-app (with putty), I get
> the error: 
> 
> lorax: [/etc/ssh] $ evolution &
> [1] 674
> lorax: [/etc/ssh] $ Gdk-ERROR **: X connection to localhost:10.0 broken
> (explicit kill or server shutdown).
> 
> What did I miss? I have a fragment of a memory about adding my home
> machine to some file somewhere on my office box in order for my home
> machine to have permission to receive forwarded X applications? 
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
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