[CentOS] xeyes kills freenx session

Fri Jun 1 19:36:41 UTC 2012
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> problem.

Looks like this bug?


and fixed in Fedora.