[kdepim-users] ssh tunneling with Kontact?

Pablo Sanchez pablo at blueoakdb.com
Mon Oct 26 01:35:28 GMT 2009

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On Sunday 25 October 2009 at 9:11 pm, r bartlett penned
about "Re: [kdepim-users] ssh tunneling with Kontact?"

> >In your second terminal, you can login directly to `computer-c' as
> >follows:
> >   ssh -p 8888 localhost
> This is very much what I was hoping for!  I could log in fine, but
> Kontact isn't running (nor xclock).  It seems to be "Can't open
> display" in both.  Do I need to add the -X option somewhere?

Oops, sorry, yes, please type `ssh -X -p 8888 localhost' 

> I am simply typing "kontact" at the computer-c command line...should
> I be typing something else? 

No, the `-X' should set everything up properly.  ;)

> Thanks again for your time helping with this.

You're welcome.

I'm heading to bed (long day) so I won't be answering anything until
tomorrow.  I hope that's okay.

Pablo Sanchez - Blueoak Database Engineering, Inc
Ph:    819.459.1926      Fax:   760.860.5225 (US)

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