[CentOS] xeyes kills freenx session

Fri Jun 1 19:18:28 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was trying an assortment of things to get a remote X session working
>> (where I had forgotten to install the xauth package...) and noticed
>> that running xeyes kills my freenx session.  This happened whether in
>> the NX/freenx session itself or when  run on a remote machine via 'ssh
>> -Y', started from a window in a freenx session.  Is that a known
>> problem or do I have something set up wrong?   Other GUI programs that
>> open their own windows seem to work, including jconsole which is what
>> I really wanted to run in the first place.
> I can confirm half of it. xeyes runs fine if I connect with 'ssh -Y'
> but crashes if I use NX.

My 'ssh -Y' originated from an NX session on a different machine
(freenx on a CentOS 5.x, target of the ssh was a 6.x if that matters).
 And it killed (not just a disconnect) the freenx session.

The scenario is NX-->freenx in a remote office, then 'ssh -Y' to other
machines in the same remote office to get the efficiency of the NX
protocol without having to open sessions to a lot of machines.   xeyes
was just a quick test to see if the remote display was working.  It
doesn't matter that it doesn't work, but maybe there is a larger

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com