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Re: XWin no longer working for me with -nolisten tcp?




On 2/17/2017 5:38 PM, Matt D. wrote:
> This workaround I mentioned only appears to work for my local X session.
> For example, I can open a local xterm from Cygwin:
> 
> $ xterm
> 
> But once I connect elsewhere:
> 
> $ ssh me@somewhere -Y
> 
> I get the following error when trying to bring up an xterm:
> 
> $ xterm
> connect /tmp/.X11-unix/X0: Permission denied
> xterm: Xt error: Can't open display: localhost:10.0
> 

Are the permissions as you expect?  What about a chown action on the
/tmp folder?  Also if you have /etc/password and /etc/group files
instead of /etc/nsswitch.conf you might want to look at
https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html.

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