infra:ssh_x11_forwarding

SSH X11 forwarding

  • have xauth installed on the remote machine
  • ssh -X to the rememote machine
  • On the remove execute xauth list. A list of MAGIC-COOKIE items appears.
<host>.<domain>/unix:10  MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1  3fb858ed464373b3fb30fa4cbc573d29
  • Switch users.
  • Type xauth add + <the entire MAGIC-COOKIE line from above>
  • Graphics should appear now. Test it with a quick xlogo.
  • infra/ssh_x11_forwarding.txt
  • Last modified: 20/11/2021 01:59
  • by harm