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Gaming over Xpra

I have a local gigabit connection, way over what I need, but it can definitely support 1080p video and audio streaming easily. My problem comes to two things, first input, and second initialising GLX ...
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X11-forwarding not supported by server (CentOS 7)

i use MobaXterm SSH Client to use Terminal windows on a CentOS 7 Linux VM. When i logged in, following message displayed: X11-forwarding : ✘ (disabled or not supported by server) Doings: ...
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PuTTy Login timeout and X11 Forwarding

I'm using PuTTy and X11 forwarding (XMing) and I'm trying to simply log into a linux PC in my network, from which I want to launch graphical applications. I'm following this tutorial http://www.geo....
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ssh X11 Forwarding will not display Mac OS X Apps on Raspberry PI

I'm trying to remotely run some apps from my Min Mac running Mojave and a raspberry pi 4. When I run ssh -Y from my raspberry pi to the mac I get and error stating X11 forwarding request failed on ...
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How to run a Windowed JAR file over SSH without installing JRE and without root access on NetBsd?

First, I can use Java, but for what I want to achieve (building a database where othe only application supporting the format is in Java), I need 100Gb of RAM during 20 hours. I have access to a ...
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xforwarding from chroot doesn't work

I'm trying to setup X-forwarding from a chroot environment. The host is a remote VM and I'm using Xming(and xpra) on MS Windows to display the windows. Now, on my host (not in chroot) I executed ...
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X11 forwarding from OSx to Windows/ Linux

I would like to remotely connect using SSH from my Windows/ Linux environment to my OSx Macbook Air. I am not succeeding in forwarding gui programs from Mac to Windows. Is this even possible? I set ...
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How to make X11 display the VirtualBox hostname in the Window's title?

When I open VirtualBox GUIs from remote machines on my workstation,1 the GUI title does not show the hostname on which the VirtualBox GUI runs. Is there a way to make X11 (gnome-classic) display ...
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XCB error: 2 (BadValue) when launching gui on a remote machine with X11 forwarding

I have a program that launches a gui on a remote machine. I am connected via ssh with -XC to use X11 forwarding. The first time I run the program, it gets stuck and the terminal is flooded with this ...
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How to forbid fullscreen for an X-Forwarded window

I am running an application via SSH and X-Forwarding. The application runs automatically in fullscreen mode which is very unhandy. Is there any way to run the remote application in a windowed mode ...
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Strange slow down of TCP connection on X11 forward

I have a home computer H (Linux), a work computer W (Mac OS X), and a public server S (same Linux as H) with IP 11.22.33.44. As H and W are all behind NAT, I use autossh to connect them both to S and ...
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RHEL 8 - Can't run X programs using ssh -X (works fine on RHEL/CentOS 7)

I have two laptops, one running CentOS 7 and recently installed latest RHEL 8 on another one. The issue is that I am unable to launch X program from RHEL 8 over ssh -X but reverse works okay. Let me ...
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X11 doesn't work after restart

Here is the situation : Server : Debian 9.9 Client : Win10 with MobaXTerm The sshd_config has X11Forwarding set to yes. Before I reboot my server, everything worked fine. Every time I want to ...
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X11 Forwarding only showing half screen

I am using PuTTY to do SSH tunneling and X11 Forwarding with an Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance. Multiple individuals in my system login to their own remote desktops, and then connect to the same EC2 ...
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Change X11 forwarding display without restarting application?

I run Ubuntu on two machines, and I often ssh into one from the other and open a GUI application using X11 forwarding. However, what if I already have a program running on the other machine? Can I ...
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Weird that my remote ssh access open X window on the remote server but not on local client

I have setup my /etc/ssh/sshd_config on the server (Mac OS) as follows: X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 X11UseLocalhost no I can then from the client (another computer) ssh -X myaccount@...
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SSH X-Forward to X11 socket shared with docker container

Host computer has a docker image that shares the hosts X11 socket, and runs fine locally. When accessing host with ssh -X DISPLAY=localhost:10.0 But program will not run on remote laptop, if I ...
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Why does XWin Server from Cygwin not open?

I installed cygwins X Server to be able to X forward on Windows 10 as explained here. Now the installation completed and it finished without problems, but when I try to start the XWin Server as ...
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qemu vm over ssh with x11 fails with “unable to init server” error

I'm connecting to a remote machine using ssh with X11 Forwarding. What I'd like to do is start a qemu vm I have set up that boots my Windows install on another drive (on same remote computer). It ...
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X11 Forwarding works with “ssh -X” but not with mobaXterm

I'm trying to use X11 forwarding from Windows 7 to Raspian (Raspberry Pi). X11 forwarding works when I run the command (from mobaXterm which has a Xserver running) ssh -X user@192.168.0.20 or ssh -Y ...
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Running GUI app through Docker on a Mac

I'm trying to run a GUI app inside of docker (using python and displaying matplotlib plots). After searching around, it seems the way to start a docker container with X11 forwarding is with the ...
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x forwarding multiple server

I want to use x server over multiple servers. Is there any option for this? let's explain the issue, I want to ssh to server1 with x forwarding use MobaXterm after ssh server2 via server1 and getting ...
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X11 - Forwarding and efficiency

I have a graphically intensive application that needs to be forwarded over X11. I spent some time researching X11 and its (in)efficiency, including this great post: Why is X11 forwarding so ...
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SUDO_ASKPASS prompt is opening on remote machine

I am trying to rsync a directory from a remote machine to my laptop. The directory on the remote machine is not owned by the ssh user, hence I am trying to use sudo as explained here Both machines ...
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What could slow down Windows increasingly as days go by?

I wanted to share this experience with all. I eventually fixed it, as explained in below own-answer. Lately, I noticed that some operations on my Windows 7 box were becoming slower and slower as days ...
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Find out X server window manager from X client

I login on a remote machine with ssh -X. My local machine runs a non-reparenting WM. The remote machine needs to know what WM the machine running the X server uses, in order to set or unset an ...
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X forwarding the other way around cross platforms?

Ok, so we've had X forwarding for quite some time. And it's a nice feature where you want to have some remote applications running remotely and the ui drawn locally. And I noticed that it's possible ...
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Setting up X11 forwarding over SSH on Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ connected to my local network and I can SSH into it with no problems. This does cause some problems though as everything is done on the command line. What I would ...
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X11 forwarding with windows host and windows server

I know that there are a lot of X11 forwarding questions out there, but they never seem to address a Windows client to Windows server setup, so I am beginning to question if it is even possible. I ...
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X11 virtual output with Nvidia card (and amd processor)

I have a Nvidia card and I'm trying to add a virtual screen, but no way to get this working my xrand says that VIRTUAL output doesnt exists root@workstation:/home/awill# xrandr --addmode VIRTUAL1 ...
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Why doesn't X11 forwarding work from me on MacOS?

I am following this tutorial to run GUI from docker on a MacOS host. brew install socat brew install xquartz and then using open -a Xquartz I enable connections from clients: Then I run socat TCP-...
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Ssh X11 forwarding messes up with default shell

I have a bash specific code in my bash profile: $ cat ~/.bash_profile #!/usr/bin/env bash echo "SHELL: $SHELL" function printfiles() { while IFS='' read -r _file || [[ -n "$_file" ]]; do echo ...
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How to redirect X output to file?

I know with linux the server X that manage Ui is a protocol with client server. So the app that use UI didnt directly render thing. It transmit to server X that render it with hardware. So the server ...
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SSH X11 forwarding keystrokes are getting stuck

Using PuTTY with X11 forwarding and the VcXsrv server for Windows, I access a Linux machine on the wireless LAN. Any keystrokes I make get repeated multiple times as if the key was stuck, for example "...
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Using Xming X11 Launcher With Windows SSH Cmdline

I am trying to use X11 forwarding using the following command while XMing is running (using XLauncher): ssh -X2 user@server:port but it does not set the DISPLAY environment variable, which I believe ...
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X Forwarding for Mono Application

I'm having some issues getting a Mono application with a WinForms GUI to work over a SSH connection with X11 forwarding enabled. The machine I'm sitting at is a Windows 10 laptop. I have both Xming ...
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Ubuntu login screen hangs after installing xpra

The following steps reproduce the problem: Install Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS sudo apt-get install xpra Reboot Login screen hangs (no response from keyboard and mouse, no cursor at all) At first, I didn't ...
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X11 Multiple monitors with Putty

I'm currently trying to use X11 forwarding via Putty on my Windows laptop to run Pycharm. It works fine on my native laptop screen, but when I connect another monitor, I get this: White space. As ...
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Why is X11 forwarding so inefficient?

Whenever I remotely launch large GUIs with X11 forwarding, even including the -C switch, the experience is very unresponsive. My question is, what does, at the concept/protocol level cause this? With ...
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ssh with X11 from A to C through B if X11 forwarding is off on B

I need to connect via ssh to a computer “C” that can only be accessed through a frontdoor server “B”. I can do this either by setting ProxyCommand in the config file or by: ssh -t user@B ssh user@C ...
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Forward X11 over an SSH connection to container's host?

I'd like to run a containerized GUI application from a remote machine. I don't want to solve this problem by adding an ssh host to the container because I already have access to the host machine ...
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Access Web UI running in docker container running on remote host

I have an Amazon EC2 instance running CentOS 7 with docker installed on it. I am running docker containers on a custom docker network. I'm trying to access a web UI from one of those docker ...
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SSH X11 forwarding does not work from a CentOS client to Ubuntu server

I already checked the other threads related to this problem but nothing helped. I want to connect from a CentOS client to a Ubuntu/ARMHF server, start an application on the server and see the opening ...
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X11-Forward a Windows program to Linux

On Linux, you can use the X11Forwarding Option in SSH to have a program run on PC A but get the program's window on PC B. I'd like to do that from Windows to Linux - I have a Windows-only program on ...
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Running X11 over ssh does not work unless using sudo

I'm sshing from a ubuntu 14.04.1 machine into a ubuntu 14.04.3 remote machine with -X. Usually the X11 forwarding just works. But it does't on this machine. Error message: $ eog ** (eog:7733): ...
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virt-manager not working with X11 forwarding

I'm trying to run virt-manager remotely on my mac and having problems. I'm using redhat 7.2 on a HP server. I've setup the following in my sshd file: X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 ...
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Trying to X11 forward VSCode to a windows box

I've been trying to run VSCode over X11 on a Windows 7 machine. I've tested it from Ubuntu to Ubuntu using ssh -Y hostname and it works as expected. However, when I try to run it from my windows ...
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How to fix “MobaXterm X11 proxy: Unsupported authorisation protocol”

When connecting from Windows to my Linux box using MobaXterm, I cannot open Linux-GUI applications on the Windows side. On the Windows side, nothing happens. On the Linux box I get this error message: ...
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How to choose DISPLAY port when forwarding X through ssh

This is not a question about how to forward X through ssh or how to set DISPLAY so that the forwarded X works. That is a different question - if you wound up here looking for an answer to that just go ...
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X11 forwarding request failed on channel 0

From a linux client I'd like to use X11 forwarding in a CentOS 7 server. I've followed many advices found in Internet: 1) Checked that the xauth package is installed. 2) The /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...