[slurm-users] Built in X11 forwarding in 17.11 won't work on local displays

Nathan Harper nathan.harper at cfms.org.uk
Thu May 10 10:28:39 MDT 2018

In our case we are using Nomachine rather than x2go, but the same should

I connect to a login node (eg loginnode01) via Nomachine and fire up a KDE
workspace, open a terminal and ssh -X loginnode01 (so SSH back into the
same host), then srun --x11 etc

On Thu, 10 May 2018 at 17:19, Patrick Goetz <pgoetz at math.utexas.edu> wrote:

> On 05/09/2018 04:14 PM, Nathan Harper wrote:
> > Yep, exactly the same issue. Our dirty workaround is to ssh -X back into
> the same host and it will work.
> >
> Hi -
> Since I'm having this problem too, can you elaborate?  You're ssh -X ing
> into a machine and then ssh -X ing back to the original host?

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