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Date:      Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:41:22 -0500
From:      Josh Paetzel <josh@tcbug.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        Pollywog <lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>, Terry Todd <tlt@badger.tltodd.com>
Subject:   Re: ssh X11 forwarding not working on FreeBSD 6.2
Message-ID:  <200707241641.25771.josh@tcbug.org>
In-Reply-To: <200707241939.32157.lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>
References:  <20070724105922.A29729@badger.tltodd.com> <200707241939.32157.lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>

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On Tuesday 24 July 2007, Pollywog wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 July 2007 15:59:22 Terry Todd wrote:
> > I have installed Xming successfully on a Windows XP system.
> > It works OK to a FC6 system and an older UNIXware system.
> >
> > However when trying to connect to a FreeBSD 6.2 system with PuTTY
> > ssh it doesn't work.  PuTTY has Enable X11 forwarding checked.
>
> When I saw this post, I thought it was mine, because I am having
> the same problem, but only in FreeBSD and not Linux and my
> configurations on both are very much the same (for sshd).
>
> I am also unable to use port forwarding in vnc (fbsd 6.2) but I am
> not certain whether this is related to the X11 Forwarding issue or
> if it is something unrelated.  SSH complains that it cannot use the
> designated port (I have tried different ports.
>
> BTW I can do SSH port forwarding from my fbsd computer (client) to
> Linux (server) but cannot do this from Linux to fbsd.
>
> I changed
> X11DisplayOffset 10
> to
> X11DisplayOffset 1
>
> as mentioned in another post in this thread but that did not help.
>

Is tcp listening still off by default on FreeBSD?  Last time I tried=20
to do anything with remote X (which was ages ago) I had to find the=20
goo that was disabling it, I think it was tcp nolisten or something=20
in the startx script.

Mind you we are talking FBSD 4.x here, but the errors seem very=20
familiar.

=2D-=20
Thanks,

Josh Paetzel

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