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Re: X11forwarding = yes, but nothing appears
On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 11:03:30AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Make sure you can run xdpyinfo on the windows machine first. If not,
> get help from Xming people.
> Use verbose option to ssh and explicitly request forwarding on the
> client. I don't use windows so am not familiar with putty.
> You should not be setting DISPLAY at all on the server. Make sure your
> dotfiles don't set or unset it. If it's not set, sshd didn't set up x11
Did you enable X11 tunneling in Putty for the connection? It isn't
turned on by default. I suspect you didn't because it usually would
use a different display than :0. If you do it correctly, the DISPLAY
variable should be set for you in the xterm on the NetBSD box
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