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Re: [vox-tech] Another cool ssh feature



Yeah, ssh2 is the bomb. I use the Win32 client at work to communicate to
my Linux box. Sometimes I have the need to tunnel X11, but mostly I'm just
fine with command line stuff (case-in-point my email client is pine).

 On Fri, 11 May 2001, Chris Lupo wrote:

> On another note about ssh2, I learned about the X11 forwarding capability.
> I use ssh from a machine that is internally masqed on my home network.  So
> I don't have a "real" IP on that machine.
> 
> If I want to run some sort of X app from my machine at school, I can't
> redirect display to an internal machine at home.  But, ssh automatically
> tunnels X11 through the masquerading machine.  This is awesome!  No need
> to redirect the display on the remote machine, and no need to allow xhost
> permission on the local machine.
> 
> Really neat.
> 
> -- Chris
> 

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