X2Go Bug report logs - #235
x2goclient error messages regarding sshd are confusing

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Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: Anders Bruun Olsen <abo@dsl.dk>

Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:18:01 UTC

Severity: minor

Tags: pending

Found in version

Fixed in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
To: Anders Bruun Olsen <abo@dsl.dk>, 235@bugs.x2go.org
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Hi Anders,

On Di 11 Jun 2013 11:11:06 CEST Anders Bruun Olsen wrote:

> X2goclient uses the same error dialog for three different (but related)
> problems. The error message is the one about sshd not running
> (printSshDError() in onmainwindow.cpp). The conditions are:
> 1. Unable to open host public key (line 7319)
> 2. Unable to open key for exports (line 7438)
> 3. Unable to open authorized_keys (line 7455)
> These should have distinct error messages, that does not just claim that
> sshd isn't running.
> Also, the current message tells the user to install sshd with "apt-get
> install openssh-server". While I am an Ubuntu user, this message most
> definitely shouldn't be Debian/Ubuntu specific, since it is also given to
> both Windows and Mac users, not to mention Linux users on different
> distributions.

This one seems to be easily fixable. I will be happy about a patch for this.

Delegating the project work ;-)


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