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Slitaz & X11 forwarding with SSH

Slitaz (version: Cooking 200911…) is really a great distribution. It’s lean, it’s full featured, it offers a great choice of software and a package management system!

But don’t you try installing openssh. The dropbear ssh server comes preinstalled & offers everything you want. If you try openssh, beware: some bug causes the $DISPLAY parameters not to be set up correctly. Like that, you cannot forward X sessions!

My workaround: Use dropbear it works out of the box.

I also got some issue with the vmware soundcard. Apparently the soundcard modules are not all precompiled…

Read on! Knowledge hurts.


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