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Setting up X11 Forwarding on Ubuntu

Posted in Uncategorized by rmt on July 22, 2011

Edit /etc/ssh/ssh_config to contain the following:

ForwardX11 yes

Now you can connect from a remote location by doing:

ssh -X user@hostname

set DISPLAY localhost:0.0

Test the X11 forwarding:

xclock &

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