[nSLUG] displaying graphics remotely via xterm

Chris Jordan cjordan at cs.dal.ca
Thu Jun 8 16:16:31 ADT 2006


Ha, I figured it out. I'm on a mac and I turned off X. My bad.

On 8-Jun-06, at 3:57 PM, Jack Warkentin wrote:

> Hi Chris
>
> The command you used looks good. There are, however, two possible
> problems that I can see.
>
> 1. Your username/userid on torch.cs.dal.ca is different from that on
> your laptop. If that is the case use user at torch.cs.dal.ca where user
> is your username on the remote system.
>
> 2. The sshd daemon on torch.cs.dal.ca does not have X11 Forwarding
> enabled. See man 5 sshd_config. Usually this means changing the
> parameter of the X11Forwarding entry to Yes from No. However, If
> UseLogin is set to Yes then X11Forwarding will be disbled.
>
> Regards
>
> Jack
>
> On June 8, 2006 02:19 pm, Christopher Jordan wrote:
>
>> I forget how to do this. I want to run matlab in graphical mode from
>> my xterm off of my laptop. I seem to remember it goes along the
>> lines of:
>>
>> ssh -X torch.cs.dal.ca matlab
>>
>> but I am getting the following error:
>>
>> Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11
>> forwarding.connect /tmp/.X11-unix/X0: No such file or directory
>> XIO:  fatal IO error 131 (Connection reset by peer) on X server
>> "localhost:90.0"
>>       after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
>>
>> Anyone know how to do this?
>
> Jack Warkentin, phone 902-404-0457, email jwark at eastlink.ca
> 39 Inverness Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3P 1X6
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