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Remote display access with xauth

Link to this post 02 Oct 10

Hi, I'm new to this forum and pretty new to the Linux world.

I need to be able to access a linux machine's display remotely from another linux machine using xauth to manipulate the authentication and authority files. I do not know how to use the xauth utility and commands properly. Currently, it is using /tmp/.gdm8VI5JV as its default authority file and I wish to create my own. How can I go about this?

Link to this post 02 Oct 10

The tutorial at http://www.xs4all.nl/~zweije/xauth-6.html#ss6.2 may give you the guidance you need to properly setup xauth.

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