[GRLUG] GRLug Meetings - volunteers?

Kaminski, Dennis J Dennis.Kaminski at dematic.com
Fri Feb 16 08:15:40 EST 2007

I have run RedHat at work for a few years. In the older versions,
through at least 7.3, the -X option was the default. By the time it got
to ES and AS, the default was -x (small x).

Dennis J Kaminski

-----Original Message-----
From: grlug-bounces at grlug.org [mailto:grlug-bounces at grlug.org] On Behalf
Of Greg Folkert
Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 8:06 AM
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Subject: Re: [GRLUG] GRLug Meetings - volunteers?

On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 22:11 -0500, Michael Mol wrote:
> On 2/15/07, David Pembrook <david at pembrook.net> wrote:
> >
> >  using: ssh -X
> That's interesting.  On my setup (two Ubuntu boxes), I need only type
> ssh -C (ip address) mozilla-thunderbird
> And it works fine.
> (The -C is because I'm running over a low-speed wifi network at GRCC
> and over 512Kb/s-up DSL connection to get to my desktop.  Compression
> makes the response time bearable.)

Here is what I get.

greg at princess:~$ ssh -C duke firefox

(firefox-bin:20439): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

The question is, do you have forwarding configured on, by default? The
method I showed works without it. The "-C" option is only to turn on
greg at gregfolkert.net

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