Doug Stewart on 17 Aug 2011 04:07:04 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Remote KDE Session

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 2:46 AM, JP Vossen <> wrote:
> On 08/16/2011 07:35 PM, wrote:
>> However I am guessing that you need to do a...
>> xhost +
> That's a giant security hole!  For Casey's LAN it probably doesn't really
> matter, but it's a bad habit.  'ssh -X' should accomplish the same thing,
> but as other folks have pointed out that's per app and usually slow, and not
> quite the original point.

I always recommend `ssh -Y` instead of `-X`, as -Y is a persistent
connection that will not time out the X session with inactivity -- a
HIGHLY aggravating occurrence if you've ever been bitten by it.

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