Quoting kevin lyda (kevin at linux.ie):
> uh... ok, yes, ssh -X is better, but that's to avoid xhost, not
> xauth. ssh -X uses xauth. xhost should be avoided because it's host
> based "security."
Whoops, thanks! I was obviously way short on caffeine.
> however all that avoids the point that he was trying to get things
> working first, and it's best to debug one problem at a time.
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