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avatar_cache_open_cb: Operation not supported

When I run gitg via ssh with X11 forwarding, each time I click one of the commits the following warning appears on my screen: ** (gitg:25283): WARNING **: avatar_cache_open_cb: Operation not ...
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Couldn't connect to accessibility bus

When using ssh with X11 forwarding, I am getting various errors and warnings when running gui applications. As an example, any time I am running gitg, I get the following warning: ** (gitg:15904): ...
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Ubuntu SSH X11 Forwarded Client Very Slow

Running SSH X forwarded session from my Ubuntu 12LTS client to a SLES server results in very slow(seconds per mouse click) GUI app(on the server) performance. Using a windows client from the same LAN ...
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ssh X11 forwarding dual monitor

Is there a way to start up ssh X11 forwarding on a different monitor? Namely, if I start up the desktop environment with X11, and forward it to the local machine, can I send it to a different monitor ...
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Remote Ubuntu 12.04 desktop cannot display X on local laptop

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 laptop and an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I want to be able to open and see images, windows, and pdf files that are located on the desktop via remote access from my laptop. When I ...
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Open 2 instances of the same pogram

I have a SSH server running in my home computer, with X11Forwarding enabled. I would like to connect to my computer from another computer and run some graphical programs. The problem is, that if a ...
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How to allow terminal executed apps to draw on phone display that runs on ubuntu touch

Using apt-get i've found serval well-known and handy applications, but unofortunately i cannot execute them neither via phone terminal application or trough ssh. I found also that there is no DISPLAY ...
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How to view user session using vnc

I want to view (realtime) the current session on a remote Ubuntu system. I need this for instruction and troubleshooting purposes. I have ssh access to the server with root access. So I've tried ...
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Is there a tool like XMing to manage X11 forwarded applications?

Sorry the title is not quite clear. With X11 forwarding, I could run application on the remote server but see it on the local client. Normally I do this by: local$ ssh -X remote_server remote$ ...
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How to start a new Xsession for SSH forwarding?

I want to forward an Xsession over ssh to another system, but I get this error: Fatal server error: Server is already active for display 0 If this server is no longer running, remove ...
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Cannot use gedit on multiple remote machines using ssh

After setting up the last of my 5 remote machines, I decided to test that the network was working well by connecting to each and opening gedit. To my dismay, when I tried to open gedit on the second ...
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X11 forwarding via “ssh -X username@hostname” is slow, but fast using “nxclient”

As mentioned, when I do X11 forwarding using basic ssh -X username@hostname it's quite sluggish. But interestingly, when I use nxclient, it's significantly faster. I'd rather use ssh instead of ...
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How can I let somone over ssh have access to pulseaudio?

I recently had a really good post here where I was able to figure out how to setup virtualgl and use it with X11 forwarding in ssh. I am using it to make a kind of multiseat setup. I only have one ...
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exporting X11 over ssh

I have a server sitting in a remote lab where I have installed openstack.I want to be able to access the xwindows on that machine so as to be able to use the http interface. I am running Ubuntu 11.04 ...
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using x11 forwarding with ssh and vnc?

I am working on a remote cluster via ssh with the -X option, because I need to visualize data and graphs, over a vpn protocol. Sometime due to the instability of the internet connection I lose my ...
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“Can't open display” even after access with xhost

I'm trying to run a graphical program remotely, without using ssh. I've set the display variable on the server (let's say server.com, Linux, not ubuntu, and no su rights) to point to my workstation ...
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SSH to open GUI on target machine?

I know -X -Y options in ssh for X11 forwarding.But these options open the gui apps on my pc.But I want to open a gui application "exactly" on target machine. So please help me with this. I tried this ...
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SSH X11-Forwarding gnome-session/lightdm-session

Client: Ubuntu 11.10 64-Bit Server: VirtualBox Ubuntu 11.10 64-Bit I would like to start a gnome-session/lightdm-session, but it doesn't work. Even though I'm able to start single programs like ...
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“can't open display” weirdness over ssh

Some time back, (maybe a year?), my environment was working correctly. But some time in the last year or so I started getting "can't open display" errors. It's weird because I can ssh into the ...
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What is the difference between `ssh -Y` (trusted X11 forwarding) and `ssh -X` (untrusted X11 forwarding)?

What is the difference between ssh -Y (trusted X11 forwarding) and ssh -X (untrusted X11 forwarding)? As far as I have understood it, it has something to do with security, but I did not grasp the ...
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Redirect existing windows via SSH and X11 forwarding?

Using ssh -X user@host I can start programs on the host and X11 forwarding allows me to see their windows on the remote machine. However, I'd like to be able to forward/redirect existing windows. How ...
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Reverse X11 forwarding

I was playing with my phone (that runs a Linux/X stack) last night and I managed to ssh into my desktop and run an application and have it show up on my phone. It was awesome. Today I'd like to sort ...