ssh tunneling for a newbie :)

Mark Wagner carnildo at
Wed Aug 11 12:47:15 PDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 11:47, Markus Strobl <mstrobl2 at> wrote:
>> try
>> 1)ssh -Y  instead of -X
>> 2)make sure server is allowing to forward X connections  (sshd_config)
>> it is often disabled by paranoid  sysadmins...
> 3: Allow the connection on the client side. Easiest way is "xhost +" which
> allows any server to display on your client. Optionally you can restrict what
> servers are allowed (see man xhost).

4) Make sure the X server is configured to accept network connections.
 Some distros start X with the "-nolisten tcp" option, which disables
TCP networking.


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