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

Dave Sisley dsisley at arczip.com
Sun Jun 20 00:44:42 PDT 2004

On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 10:15:23PM -0700, Steve Smith wrote:
> > 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.

<ego stroke>

> 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.

</ego stroke>


I've gotten a *ton* of help here from NBLUG, and I have to admit I'm
proud that I could actually offer some useful advice.  


Dave Sisley
dsisley at arczip.com

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