Sorry if this comes across as a stupid response, but I've been misled on
this path before by an over-zealous .profile. Have you verified that
nothing else is messing with the DISPLAY value once you're logged in, but
before you actually get the shell prompt?

Good luck..


On 4/18/05 10:46 AM, "Christ, Bryan" wrote:

> Does anyone know why my DISPLAY variable is not getting set? I have
> tried looking at the debug messages from
> ssh -vv -X user@host
> but I haven't seen anything suspicious. xauth is installed in the normal
> location and seems to run correctly (although I'm really not familiar
> with it). In my sshd_config file, the relevant options are set as:
> X11Forwarding yes
> X11DisplayOffset 10
> #X11UseLocalHost no
> #UseLogin yes
> I've spent quite a bit of time googling on this problem and haven't come
> up with anything yet. I suspect that it might have something to do with
> installing XFree86 on Slackware 9.0 after initial OS installation (using
> installpkg *.tgz on the relevant packages). I'm really at a loss for
> where to turn.
> Server is OpenSSH 3.5p1, OpenSSL 0.9.7a
> Client is OpenSSH 4.0p1, OpenSSL 0.9.7f
> Thanks in advance!