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Unable to open gedit over sshx as root

I'm doing an remote login using sshx -X as root: ssh -X root@172.16.0.1 After that whatever application I open, a warning is coming like: X11 connection rejected because of wrong ...
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xauth not creating .Xauthority file

When I ssh into a headless Linux Mint 17 system, it doesn't create update / create an .Xauthority file. Moreover, when I run xauth I get the reply: marty@N40L ~ $ xauth xauth: file ...
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X over SSH and xauth not working

I have 2 Linux Boxes (S1 - 192.168.0.98 and C1 - 192.168.0.76) and a Windows 7 Box (W1 - 192.168.0.91). One of the Linux machines (S1) was setup with SSH and X forwarding, and the windows box (W1) ...
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Running xserver from console as normal user and gdm3 disabled

Good afternoon to everyone. I am the inexperienced system administrator of a virtual machine with limited hardware resources, and Debian 6 installed. The main use of this machine will be as ...
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X11 connection uses different authentication protocol when using ssh -X

I cannot use X applications on one of my servers. (The same client succeeds in connecting to other servers so the problem is not on the client side). I connect with ssh -vvv -Y -4 jet (tried also ...
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How can I configure gdm to allow X connections to other servers/workstations?

I have an issue on all new installs of CentOS 6.2 on my network. Connecting to remote machines using X11 gui software fails for reasons associated with the xauth. I'm not sure how to diagnose but have ...
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Xauthority hosed vim's ability to connect to Xserver

I recently tried to move .Xauthority away from ~/.Xauthority in a futile attempt to clean up my home directory. Or, rather, I set $XAUTHORITY to somewhere else, changed startx to startx -- -auth ...
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x server insecure must use xauth-style authorization

I'm rehosting a TCL/TK app from Solaris to a RHEL 6 sytem (GNOME/gdm). It runs fine on Solaris, but not RHEL. When this app uses send command, I get the following error: X server insecure (must use ...
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Xauth/X11 ssh forwarding problem

When logging in with ssh -Y remotehost I get the following error message: /usr/bin/xauth: /home/hlovdal/.Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored And xclock and similar fails to ...
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TightVNC server issues

I'm trying to get a friend's server started for them. It's running on the same hardware platform as one that I personally use, so I figured it would be easy. They're running CentOS, and I'm trying to ...
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SSH with X11 forwarding to host where I don't have a home-dir

I am trying to ssh with X11 forwarding into a host where I don't have a home directory. Because of that, xauth fails and X11 doesn't seem to work. I tried to specify a home-directory in advance but I ...
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ssh xauth error Mac OS 10.6.3

Whenever I ssh with X11 forwarding to a remote box from my macbook I get the following error after a few seconds pause: Warning: untrusted X11 forwarding setup failed: xauth key data not generated ...
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xauth error with ssh X Forwarding

From my (Debian) Desktop machine, I am trying to ssh into a Debian Server with ssh -X remote-ip After logging into the remote host, I get: /usr/bin/X11/xauth: creating new authority file ...