Archive for the tag 'SSH'



Nov 20 2008

Environment Variables and SSH

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Very few environment variables are defined when connecting to a remote host with an SSH authorized key.   # ssh localhost env SHELL=/bin/bash SSH_CLIENT= 53816 22 USER=dave MAIL=/var/mail/dave PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games PWD=/home/dave LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SHLVL=1 HOME=/home/dave LOGNAME=dave SSH_CONNECTION= 53816 22 _=/usr/bin/env   To run a program calling libs from an unusual location, we’d need to redefine the […]

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Sep 04 2008

Access X11 Applications via SSH and Putty

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You would like to access X11 applications on your server, but it is only reachable with SSH? Nevermind with Putty! Putty allows you to create an SSH tunnel in which the X11 flow is encapsulated: X11 forwarding.   xorg-x11-xauth has to be installed on the server side to be authenticated on X. Launch a graphical […]

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