[CentOS] C6: ssh X-forwarding does not work

Fri Oct 28 22:56:12 UTC 2011
Lorenzo Martínez Rodríguez <lorenzo at lorenzomartinez.es>

El 28/10/11 10:30, John Hodrien escribió:
> On Fri, 28 Oct 2011, Steve Brooks wrote:
>> I have a few "sl6.1" worstations that do not have "xorg-x11-xauth"
>> installed and it does *not* seem to appear in the repos. Yet
>> X11-Forwarding works fine.
> It's in the base repos for SL, so it definitely should be appearing.  Without
> a functioning xauth, I've never seen functional X forwarding.
> I would be interested to know what ssh -Yv that-host-without-xauth shows.
> Without xauth I get:
> debug1: Remote: No xauth program; cannot forward with spoofing.

I execute next command and, without xorg-x11-xauth packet installed, it 
works perfectly.

ssh -X -C -c blowfish-cbc,arcfour -Y -l root

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