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X11 doesn't work after restart

Here is the situation : Server : Debian 9.9 Client : Win10 with MobaXTerm The sshd_config has X11Forwarding set to yes. Before I reboot my server, everything worked fine. Every time I want to ...
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X11 Forwarding only showing half screen

I am using PuTTY to do SSH tunneling and X11 Forwarding with an Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance. Multiple individuals in my system login to their own remote desktops, and then connect to the same EC2 ...
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Change X11 forwarding display without restarting application?

I run Ubuntu on two machines, and I often ssh into one from the other and open a GUI application using X11 forwarding. However, what if I already have a program running on the other machine? Can I ...
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Weird that my remote ssh access open X window on the remote server but not on local client

I have setup my /etc/ssh/sshd_config on the server (Mac OS) as follows: X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 X11UseLocalhost no I can then from the client (another computer) ssh -X myaccount@...
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SSH X-Forward to X11 socket shared with docker container

Host computer has a docker image that shares the hosts X11 socket, and runs fine locally. When accessing host with ssh -X DISPLAY=localhost:10.0 But program will not run on remote laptop, if I ...
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Why does XWin Server from Cygwin not open?

I installed cygwins X Server to be able to X forward on Windows 10 as explained here. Now the installation completed and it finished without problems, but when I try to start the XWin Server as ...
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qemu vm over ssh with x11 fails with “unable to init server” error

I'm connecting to a remote machine using ssh with X11 Forwarding. What I'd like to do is start a qemu vm I have set up that boots my Windows install on another drive (on same remote computer). It ...
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X11 Forwarding works with “ssh -X” but not with mobaXterm

I'm trying to use X11 forwarding from Windows 7 to Raspian (Raspberry Pi). X11 forwarding works when I run the command (from mobaXterm which has a Xserver running) ssh -X user@192.168.0.20 or ssh -Y ...
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Running GUI app through Docker on a Mac

I'm trying to run a GUI app inside of docker (using python and displaying matplotlib plots). After searching around, it seems the way to start a docker container with X11 forwarding is with the ...
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x forwarding multiple server

I want to use x server over multiple servers. Is there any option for this? let's explain the issue, I want to ssh to server1 with x forwarding use MobaXterm after ssh server2 via server1 and getting ...
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X11 - Forwarding and efficiency

I have a graphically intensive application that needs to be forwarded over X11. I spent some time researching X11 and its (in)efficiency, including this great post: Why is X11 forwarding so ...
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SUDO_ASKPASS prompt is opening on remote machine

I am trying to rsync a directory from a remote machine to my laptop. The directory on the remote machine is not owned by the ssh user, hence I am trying to use sudo as explained here Both machines ...
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What could slow down Windows increasingly as days go by?

I wanted to share this experience with all. I eventually fixed it, as explained in below own-answer. Lately, I noticed that some operations on my Windows 7 box were becoming slower and slower as days ...
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Find out X server window manager from X client

I login on a remote machine with ssh -X. My local machine runs a non-reparenting WM. The remote machine needs to know what WM the machine running the X server uses, in order to set or unset an ...
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x11 forwarding from VM hosted in a server

My setup is a little complex: I have my local machine(windows), from which I access my institutions server over SSH. From there, I can access my personal server(Ubuntu 16) over ssh. This personal ...

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