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ssh client on Windows7 fails with: ssh_askpass: fork: No such file or directory #966
Please answer the following
"OpenSSH for Windows" version
What is failing
On Windows 10 (tested with Win10-1709) and on Windows 8.1, the same
I have tried
ok, I think I figured it out. On my Windows 7 machine the environment variable
While it was set, my
referenced this issue
Feb 28, 2018
Why does it matter that the DISPLAY environment variable is set? That shouldn't lead to something asking for a password any differently than it would otherwise!
I am experiencing the same trouble with X11 forwarding described here, but I can't leverage their solution of setting the DISPLAY on the client side, because OpenSSH then throws these complaints about permissions being strangely denied.
Wish you found a solution.
@christian-korneck 's solution worked.