[SHR] X forwarding: export DISPLAY?

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak dos at dosowisko.net
Wed Aug 18 13:08:38 CEST 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:35, W. B. Kranendonk <wankelwankel at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- On Wed, 8/18/10, Niels Heyvaert <nielsheyvaert at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> This looks like a pretty comprehensive how-to.
>> Anyone documenting this on the Wiki?
> I benefited most of the conversation, so I had a look on the wiki and searched for "ssh $DISPLAY forward", which gave some 40 (not always relevant) results; the $ and capitals are not taken in account. "ssh $DISPLAY X11 forwarding" narrowed it down to 9 results, still no useful page to update.
> Since disabling X11 forwarding in the default sshd config seems SHR specific, I had a look in the SHR manual.
> I'd put it under networking, but the networking chapter is divided into media: USB/Wifi/GPRS (and Bluetooth seperately).
> Would it be useful to have a chapter deamons defaults? Having just "SSH" in the middle is not in line with the structure of the manual.
> I had a look at the USB-networking page, but the "issue" is not specific to USB networking.
> A seperate page might lack context, so.... Any suggestions?
> Boudewijn

Maybe we should enable it by default? Are there any disadventages?

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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