Re: ssh question

From: Alan P (alan_at_(nojunkplease)
Date: 01/29/04

Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 17:12:31 +0000 (UTC)

"J.O. Aho" <> wrote in message
> First of all, the X in the newsgroup name is for Xwindows and not for
> Xiaoshen Li wrote:
> > Hi:
> >
> > I have a PC in the office running RedHat Linux 7.3 KDE and a PC at home
> > running Windows XP. I hope to use ssh to connect from home computer(Win
> > XP) to the office computer(Linux). To my surprise, my Linux computer in
> > the office doesn't have ssh installed. I went to web page.
> > saw two links: "SSH Secure Shell for Workstations" and "SSH Secure
> > for Servers". And within each link, there are more choices for
> > Workstations, Servers and Window Servers. I am not sure which one I
> > should choose. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give me the
> > exact name of the ssh software to install based on my case above.
> openssh is included on the RedHat 7.3 CDs, if you don't feel for searching
> the RPM, then take a look at
> Install the RPM (rpm -Uvh openssh-server-3.1p1-14.i386.rpm) and then you
> to enable it to startup when booting up: chkconfig --level 345 sshd on
> Now you need to start it, this will take a while when starting it for the
> first time, as it does create keys: /etc/init.d/ssh start
> You will need to modify the /etc/ssh/sshd_config to allow X applications
to be
> forwared to the client, but that requiers that the client is running some
> of X server.
> //Aho

Hey, his name begins with X, maybe he thought was a group for people whose
names begin with X?