X11 forwarding

Sérgio Basto sergio at serjux.com
Sat May 28 08:07:15 PDT 2011

On Sat, 2011-05-28 at 10:54 -0400, gene heskett wrote: 
> Greetings;
> Where can I find a tut that will show me how to make X11 forwarding work 
> like it used to 2-3 years ago?
> The usual "ssh -Y -l gene shop" hasn't worked right in quite a while, 
> basically from the responses I'm seeing about bad UUID's. because gene on 
> this pclos box is UUID 500, and gene on the shop (ubuntu 10.4 LTS) box is 
> UUID 1000.  Whomever decided that UUID's were the cats meow rather then the 
> login name, has made it very very difficult to do what should be a very 
> simple task.

at: /etc/ssh/sshd_config
now the default is no, edit and
put :                                                                                               
X11Forwarding yes 

and restart sshd 

Sérgio M. B.

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