[NBLUG/talk] Re: talk Digest, Vol 3, Issue 21

Steve Smith sjs at sonic.net
Sat Jun 19 22:15:23 PDT 2004

> Hi, Steve:
> Do you have X Forwarding enabled in your /etc/ssh/ssh_config file?
> (That's where it is in my Fedora Core 2 machine.)  I'm not sure if
> that's what you need but it sounds close.  There should be a line in
> that file that says:  'ForwardX11 yes'.
> This allows you to run x programs from the remote screen and they
> display on your local machine.  I use it all the time (or I used to,
> before I broke my wireless setup; see my earlier wireless posts).  I
> would ssh into my desktop and run OpenOffice or some other program
> from the remote machine.  To do this I never had to set the display,
> it just worked.
> Hope that helps!
> -dave.
> --
> Dave Sisley
> dsisley at arczip.com
> roth-sisley.net
Hi Dave

Works perfectly.  First try i changed no to yes in the config
file but didn't remove # at front of line. (duh)

Wish I could help with your wireless, but somehow I just pluged
in the card (Linksys WPC11 I think, and SuSE 9.1 on old Sony
PGC-F630) and it mostly works.

Thanks a Zillion!
Steve S.

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