Re: The history of the name 'Root' (as in superuser)?
Date: 21 Dec 2004 21:53:53 GMT
On 2004-12-21, Dave Hinz <DaveHinz@spamcop.net> wrote:
> Ran into an interesting one yesterday. Wanted to display back an X
> application over an SSH connection, running on the remote server
> sudo'ing to root to run the installer app in question. ssh -X works
> fine for the X over SSH, but then the SSH instance is owned by _me_,
> so root can't display to it. Had to do some creative stuff to get that
What did you do? Add another X forwarding tunnel? ;-) Hmm, come to
think of it, something with vnc and xvfb or so would do the trick.
Next step: launch icbms at manufacturer for requiring X to install stuff
on a server.
j p d (at) d s b (dot) t u d e l f t (dot) n l .
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