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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:44 pm    Post subject: Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X Reply with quote

I am using dantrell gnome. when I ssh -Y from my mac I get this error.
I tried
.ssh/config:
Host codereview.qt-project.org
Port 29418
User necktwi
IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
Ciphers +aes256-cbc

Host *
   ForwardAgent yes
   ForwardX11 yes

XAuthLocation /usr/bin/xauth
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

On the Mac, you can run X programs normally from the shell where you start the ssh? OSX's main window system is not based on X11, so unless you took special effort to have an X server, you likely have no X server and no xauth data.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I do have xquartz on mac. I remember me opening x11 remote ubuntu apps.
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