AIX 5.3 - X11 Forwarding Keyboard input issue

I do Print Driver QA testing on UNIX systems, with AIX 5.3 being one of our test systems. We use X11 forwarding of the Driver GUI so we can have multiple users test driver functionality. However, whenever we get a box that requires input, we are unable to directly input the text and have to copy/pas ...

X11 forwarding TO Ubuntu

I remotely log into my university's Debian server farm to do my programming work - they provided a guide on how to use Putty with Xming for X11 forwarding to use Gedit and everything as usual on Windows.Well I don't know how to do the same with Ubuntu. I can SSH into the server fine, but I don't wan ...

Ubuntu Help with X11 Forwarding and OpenSSH

I've been setting up OpenSSH on a couple of computers, one as a server and the other as a client, and I'm having a bit of trouble getting X11 forwarding to work. I've tried looking up a guide, but nothing I've found seems to work. I think I managed to get it going on the server, as one of the guides ...

Ubuntu Xauthority and X11 forwarding

I just installed ubuntu 10.04 LTS as a virtual machine on my desktop running xp. After the installation, I have also installed openssh and xbase-clients and xauth. But after all these installation, there is no .Xauthority file in my /home/user/ directory. Therefore when I ssh -X username@another.uni ...

X11 Forwarding and Firewall Settings

I noticed that in order to get X11 Forwarding through SSH correctly, I had to configure the firewall to accept connections from ports 6010-6063 on the remote machine. However, isn't the point of X11 Forwarding to tunnel traffic (securely) through port 22 (or whatever port you have configured for SSH ...

Cannot see graphical output: Linux, WinXP, PuTTY, X11 forwarding

Hi, I am accessing a LINUX cluster machine via the internet from my PC. My PC is using Windows XP. To access the cluster I use VPN Client and PuTTY. I can access the cluster from my PC without any problems as long as only the command line and no graphical interface are involved. To allow for graphic ...

Screen and X11 forwarding

Hi, I want to know if the following is possible, using screen & x11 forwarding to run a remote GUI. If the x11 connection over ssh is broken I want to be able to log back in, type screen -r and redisplay the GUI to the user?I have tested with xclock and I have noticed the following:- I log in an ...

SSH, window on remote screen (not X11 forwarding)

I would like to be able to ssh (or log on in any fashion) to a machine, start an application and have the window appear on a screen connected to the machine i logged on to. There are plenty of tutorials of how to do X11 forwarding to get the windows on the local screen, but i want the opposite of th ...

X11 forwarding with Cygwin/SSH

I am having a bit of a problem achieving this and would appreciate some help. This is what i have done so far:-This is what i have done so far:-I have installed Cygwin on my Windows boxI have my linux box running in the cloud - It's an Amazon EC2 ImageIt's running Centos 5From the black Cygwin bash ...

Configuring iptables for SSH and X11 forwarding

I'm having a Red Hat EL 3 as a server with SSH daemon running. I'm using a SSH connection from Windows with Putty SSH -client. I have enabled X11 Forwarding for Putty and servers SSH daemon. Everything works just fine. I'm able to use X -applications like xclock from Putty correctly. Afterwards I co ...

Ubuntu x11 forwarding through multiple ssh sessions

Okay, so before you think this a weird question, let me explain myself. I have about 30 vpn connections I need to keep track of. Instead of having the vpn connections on all my machines, I keep a server running that stays connected to all these vpns, "sugar", which has no desktop. So, when ...

Ubuntu Rhythmbox X11 forwarding over ssh - gdm login required

I want to play music on my netbook (UNR 10.04) controlling it from a remote machine (Karmic). So far I have managed to do so by using X11 forwarding to fire up rhythmbox however I need to log in at the GDM login screen on the netbook in order to hear anything. I've tried to add the user to the pulse ...

Ubuntu X11 forwarding over vpn or ssh w/ portable win client:

I'm looking to setup X11 forwarding on my machine and secure it either with a vpn or ssh. A portable x11 client is need for access on the go. I am not sure if I am over complicating the issue but security is a must and some app I can run in windows on a thumb drive is a must. ...

Ubuntu SSH X11 Forwarding and window appearance?

I recently configured my remote media server system with SSH X11 forwarding - and it works great: I can run remote applications on my media server with a local GUI on my laptop just fine.Both systems are running pretty much out-of-the-box installations of Ubuntu Desktop 9.10 with the Gnome desktop.I ...

Ubuntu SSH X11 forwarding

I'm trying to run a GUI application on a remote host and display it on my Jaunty box. The remote host is running CentOS 5.3. I open a terminal on the Jaunty box , ssh to the CentOS box and launch the app, but I get "Error: Unable to initialize gtk, is DISPLAY set properly?" I have tried 's ...

Ubuntu X11 Forwarding, Fluxbox, problems

I have a server running debian, and it was by default using gnome. I usually manage the server remotely, and run apps from that server remotely, so I set up X11 forwarding over SSH. However, I wanted a lightweight GUI so that I could save some processor and RAM load from using gnome. X11 was working ...

Ubuntu X11 Forwarding Not Working

X11 Forwarding is turned on the sshd config, but I am getting the following error after connecting using putty with X11 Forwarding enabled (client side) to localhost:0user@server:~$ gedit(gedit:16416): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: localhost:10.0What does this error mean? ...

Ubuntu SSH X11 forwarding issues.

I know there are a number of threads on this subject but none seem to have remedied the situation. I have an Ubuntu Intrepid box which I often do not have physical access to, so I began relying heavily on X11 over SSH. For the first few days, it worked wonderfully. ssh -X tralce@ubuntu would work on ...

Ubuntu Changing SSH X11-Forwarding color depth

I'm setting up SSH x11-forwarding for users to use some app. on our app server.I was wondering how to lower the color depth, the app is rather a bandwidth sucker.. (lot of graphics)Please anyone ? ...

Ubuntu Client X11 forwarding from server

Okay, so here's the situation. I have an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop here at my work, and I'm trying to use the terminal(gnome-terminal), and then using SSH to SSH into a remote server(non-gui server). Now, this server does have x11 Forwarding turned on, b/c I can do all of this from a Windows Laptop using ...

Ubuntu X11 Forwarding small menus fonts

When I start an X application in Gnome (My chosen XDM), the menus are just fine in relation to their font size. When I start those same applications later, on my Windows machine using SSH + X11 Forwarding, the menus fonts are very tiny and I can barely make the words for them... I was hoping maybe t ...

X11 forwarding problem when connecting to ubuntu from leopard

I want to connect to ubuntu 8.10 box from my mac running leopard 10.5.6. But, whenever I start a gui application using ssh + X11 forwarding, I get the message: Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display "localhost:10.0".And if I run gnome-session &, there'd be a big ubuntu wa ...

Ubuntu X11 forwarding problem

I have problem forwarding X11 on a remote server running ubuntu 10.04 that I rented from Keyweb.My PC is a windows 7 with XWin Server from Cygwin as well as SSH Secure Client with X11 forwarding enabled in Tunnelling. On the server, I installed xauth, x11-apps and firefox. I tried running both xcloc ...

Ubuntu X11 forwarding over SSH broken.

My X11-over-SSH broke and after hours of tinkering I haven't figured out why so I am asking for help. When ssh'ing with -XY, -X, or -Y enabled, $DISPLAY appears normal (see below), however applications trying to use X11 do not launch a window, and after a few minutes give up and say they cannot conn ...

Ubuntu X11 forwarding with Xvfb

I'm trying to forward X11 aplications to my local computer without X server, so I'm using Xvfb on my server. I configured sshd to forward X11 and on my client I configured putty with X11 forwarding localhost:0. The problem is that nothing hapens if I start for ex. xclock. It just stays runing and no ...

Ubuntu 9.04 + X11 forwarding + Windows XP + Putty + XMing ?

Has anyone got Ubuntu 9.04 + X11 forwarding + Windows XP + Putty + XMing working? I've tried and failed.I'm using a standard install of everything, and have followed all instructions that exist, but still it doesn't work.Has anyone out there actually got this working? I suspect it just isn't possibl ...

Ubuntu x11 forwarding through two machines

I have been ssh'ing from my home machine (ubuntu) to my mac on campus, and then from there to a cluster computer. When I try to run any programs that require x11 forwarding I am told the program is unable to connect to the x server. Will I even be able to do this through two machines, the middle one ...

Ubuntu SSH X11 Forwarding problem

I've just installed Ubuntu 8.04 and want to run its x applications remotely from my mac.I've checked out that /etc/ssh/sshd_config has 'X11Forwarding yes' line. Also it contains following options related to X11:X11Forwarding yesX11UseLocalhost no.But when I try to connect to ubuntu from my mac I hav ...

X11 forwarding - From Win7 w/ Putty - to Ubuntu 10.10 server

I have a server Ubuntu 10.10 and I installed gui xubuntu. it is running fine.From my client Win7 I can get a ssh session with Putty 0.60 in command line. Now I would like to have with Putty 0.60 a gui session and I am looking for the solution :DI edited the file /etc/ssh/ssh_config and I activated t ...

Ubuntu X11 forwarding, quick question about mac

I'd like to show a friend of mine some linux based OSes I have running headless in vms.Can a mac handle X11 forwarding over ssh (as a client) out of the box without any additional software to be installed?If not, do they have an RDP client installed by default?Specifically would the command (on the ...

Ubuntu x11 forwarding not working in 9.10 Server

Pre-exsisting issue from 9.04 server, and has never worked right for me. When I try to open an X11 forwarded app on a mac using the command "ssh -X myusername@serverIP" Other linux machines have similar issues from terminal. I can login just fine and preform any actions I want that do not ...

Ubuntu x11 forwarding switching machines gives error

I use x11 forwarding in order to managae two diferent ubuntu servers.At first I was using one with x11 forwarding and everything was fine. Now i've installed a second server wich I wanted to manage the same way.I set up the ssh config file and the on my term usesudo ssh -x user@ipaddressand i get th ...

Ubuntu x11 forwarding and putty

I heard that x11 forwarding can work with putty. I have been unable to do this. Can anyone help? I am trying to get a linux program working from putty. When I click SSH->X11->Enable X11 forwarding I try it and it gives me this error. (with localhost:0.0 in the box)$ echo $DISPLAYlocalhost:0.0[ ...

Ubuntu firefox under ssh X11 forwarding kills local firefox

Now, I already have firefox running on the local machine. For some reason, I needed to run another instance of firefox over ssh X11 forwarding from another machine. If I do thisuser@remote:~$ firefoxa new local firefox browser window will appear.But if I do thisuser@remote:/usr/lib/firefox$ LD_LIBRA ...

Ubuntu X11 forwarding and gnome themes

I've some strange problem with ssh X11 forwarding:when I connect to a remote machine running ubuntu 6.06 from a non-ubuntu-machine (centos, windows with xming) the surface of the started gnome-programs (gedit, ...) doesn't look as it should do.the surface of the remote-started programs looks like pl ...

Ubuntu X11 Forwarding and Fluxbox

Recently, I have been searching for an alternative to using VNC and SSH to gain secure remote access to my desktop, as VNC is rather slow, as it has to refresh the screen for each change. Someone suggested I try the X11 forwarding feature of PuTTY, since I am usually connecting from a Windows machin ...

Ubuntu ssh X11 forwarding (ssh -x) doesn't work ?

I'm kinda stuck trying to get X11 forwarding working over ssh.I know that ssh -x used to work (as in I could start gui apps in the background from the remote shell and they'd appear on my local machine) but for some reason connecting from my laptop (breezy i386) to my server (breezy amd64) X11 forwa ...

Problem With X11 Forwarding from Ubuntu

I'm having issues getting X11 forwarding to work from my Ubuntu 7.10 box. I've checked and made sure that X11 forwarding is allowed in /etc/ssh/sshd_config. Yet, when I try to run an X11 app (like xclock) over SSH, I get the following error: Error: Can't open display: localhost:10.0. I have no idea ...

Ubuntu Xserver (X11 forwarding through SSH, Windows XP)

I think this is the most-likely sub-forum in which I can post this. I'm using Ubuntu on my main PC (PC3), and using VNC/SSH to access my PC from my school securely worked fine. Now I heard about Xserver and X11 forwarding and I wanted to try it out.So I installed Xwinlogon (http://www.calcmaster.net ...

ssh X11 forwarding between eeepc and ubuntu

UPDATE: I SOLVED this problem. For some reason, I had a line in .bashrc setting the DISPLAY to :0". I must have had this for years in my /home ... Anyways, I'll leave this thread in case it helps someone set up there eeepc to work nice with sssh and (K/X/Ed)UbuntuHi,I couldn't figure this out s ...

Ubuntu X11 Forwarding: Xming Rejecting Connections

SOLVED: Of course I managed to solve this almost as soon as I posted it =/ It turns out I needed to check the "No Access Control" box in the Xming launcher. Alternatively, I assume I could add "ophelia" to Xming's host file (which may be a safer solution).Hi guys,I'm trying to se ...

Ubuntu SSH X11 Forwarding again

Ok, as I see, a bit problematic area.I am running Xubuntu Edgy, OpenSSH server, and X.org accepting remote connections. I can connect to my machine with X11 forwarding working fine, from work, from MacOS X with X11. I can open X applications, everything works fine.But when I want to connect from my ...

Ubuntu x11 forwarding

heyi've got openssh running and set up etc, but i can't seem to make x11 forwarding work. i do ssh -X user@comp.localand then try and run, say, xclock and it will say Error: cannot open displayany ideas?also this is a bit daft, but when creating rsa keys, do i create them on the machine i want to lo ...

Ubuntu Compressing X11 Forwarding Over Internet

I have been trying to use ssh with X11 forwarding over the internet to access my Ubuntu machine from my MacBook Pro and my windows computer with Cygwin as well as some Linux machines. I have had the experience that the graphical interface has been somewhat sluggish even though all of the connections ...

Ubuntu X11 forwarding borked

I'm trying to set up X11 forwarding from my home server running Ubuntu Server 10.10 with OpenSSH_5.5p1 Debian-4ubuntu6When I try to run anything that needs X I get:cparker@leopard:~$ xeyes Error: Can't open display: In /var/log/auth.log is this:error: Failed to allocate internet-domain X11 display s ...

Ubuntu windows x11 forwarding

so i was wondering what anyone might suggest for an x11 forwarding program for windows. I have openssh installed on one of my desktops at home. ultimately the goal is to putty to my pc so i can use my programs i use in Ubuntu, while at school on their windows xp systems. something free or under the ...

X11 forwarding doesn't work

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 7.10 and am trying to use X forwarding so that I can run X programs on a remote computer. I have done this with no trouble in the past when the host had other linux distributions but with Ubuntu, I get the message "cannot connect to X server" when I attemp ...

ssh x11 forwarding question

Does anyone know if there is a way to move an application that is already running to another X11 display?I would like to access running programs via SSH x-forwarding. For example, I would like to keep an anjuta IDE project open on my main machine, and be able to forward the screen to another compute ...

Ubuntu minimum required packages for x11 forwarding

Howdy,I've got an Ubuntu server and I'd hate to install the whole X11 shebang just to get X forwarding over SSH to work on client machines.Anyone know off hand what packages I need on the server? xorg or can I be more specific? The less of X I install, the better. ...

Ubuntu X11 forwarding via SSH causes terminal to hang

Sorry if this is the wrong forum, I couldnn't find anything that seemed more appropriate. I'm having a bit of a problem with SSH forwarding. I'm connecting to a CentOS server, and then running the Xnest command with the following script.#!/bin/shif [ "$#" -ne 1 ]thenecho "You must spe ...