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Date:      Tue, 24 Jul 2007 19:42:23 +0000
From:      Pollywog <lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ssh X11 forwarding not working on FreeBSD 6.2
Message-ID:  <200707241942.23692.lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>
In-Reply-To: <448x953b8c.fsf@be-well.ilk.org>
References:  <20070724105922.A29729@badger.tltodd.com> <448x953b8c.fsf@be-well.ilk.org>

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On Tuesday 24 July 2007 18:30:59 Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> I would guess that it's an xauth(1) problem.
> Make sure that XAuthLocation is set ,in sshd_config(5), to the right
> path for the xauth executable (probably /usr/local/bin/xauth, if
> you've done the update to X.Org 7.2.
>
> That's just a shot in the dark, though; the most certain way of
> finding the problem is to increase the verbosity of sshd's logging,
> and see what it thinks is wrong.

Indeed, setting XAuthLocation is what allowed me to connect FROM fbsd to Linux 
but I still can't connect from Linux to my FreeBSD computer.




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