X11 forwarding does not work as normal user

Kevin Steves kevin at atomicgears.com
Tue May 7 07:36:23 EST 2002

On Mon, 6 May 2002, Ziying Sherwin wrote:
:The X11 forwarding works fine if we logged as super user, but does not work
:for normal users. What is the problem?

debugging information would help (ssh -vvv; sshd -ddd).  what happens when
you run a client? also:

[stevesk at scott stevesk]$ echo $DISPLAY
[stevesk at scott stevesk]$ xauth list
scott/unix:10  MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1  6b18d84bd88a222d6c78fa582cfece84
scott/unix:11  MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1  5ce99b3240b88a2ab4624e80fb0cd790
scott/unix:12  MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1  1b686867a502022b8fc55e263dd8db31

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