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Old 12-28-2007
Any Link for SSH Based X Server access ?
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Old 12-28-2007
The xauth issue is still going to be a problem afaik. I've always found that the simplest and most scalable way to deal with the 'need access as user 'n' for remote X applications' is to have the user create a ssh key, password protect it, familiarize themselves with ssh-agent for password-less access and use some sort of management solution for the user keys thus distributed. YMMV.

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