[SHR] X forwarding: export DISPLAY?

W. B. Kranendonk wankelwankel at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 18 15:09:19 CEST 2010

--- On Wed, 8/18/10, Risto H. Kurppa <risto at kurppa.fi> wrote:
> Sebastian Krzyszkowiak <dos at dosowisko.net> wrote:
> > Maybe we should enable it by default? Are there any
> disadventages?
> +5 for this.
> I think OM20x distros had it enabled by default, possibly
> also debian
> based distros. And it was good.
> Enabling it by default sound's like a good idea to me.
There's my excuse for not checking the sshd config upfront: it never required any sweat from my side to have X forwarded via SSH. I agree with enabling it as default. 

Does it cause perhaps some overhead in day-to-day SSH usage, when not making use of the forwarding?



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