ssh tunneling for a newbie :)
ajax at nwnk.net
Wed Aug 11 10:32:39 PDT 2010
On Wed, 2010-08-11 at 12:27 -0400, Mathieu Parent wrote:
> Hello !
> I am currently working on some bioinformatics project. I installed a
> software called ProgressiveMauve for genome alignment on the company
> In fact, it needs to forward the X11 window to my mac in order to
> visualize the alignment.
> Thanks a lot in advance !
> Here is whet I get back when I call the software, I connected with ssh
> -X <IP>
The ssh server must be configured to allow X11 forwarding. For openssh
look in /etc/ssh/sshd_config on the machine with ProgressiveMauve
After that, again for openssh, you almost certainly want to be using -Y
instead of -X; -X asks for additional security checks that many older
toolkits are not prepared to cope with, which will probably make your
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