[winswitch] Can not connect to winswitch running on OS X

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Thu Mar 29 12:19:29 BST 2012

On 03/29/2012 03:45 PM, Henrik Asp wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm having some trouble setting up winswitch. I have a working connection
> from my OSX laptop to my Debian one. Connecting in the other direction
> doesn't work though.
> I can successfully connect to OSX with ssx -X, however runninng
> winswitch_stdio_socket returns "command not found".
Hah, yes, this is not going to work as it won't find the command.
(the software is installed wherever you put it, not in a specific
location on Mac OS X, so the command is not on your PATH)
I've created a ticket for it and I'll see what I can do:

I don't have a firewall on the macs I use for testing so I connect
directly to the winswitch server without any need for ssh.
(auto-configuration via mdns)
Maybe you can try that (I am surprised you aren't doing this as this is
so much easier and automatic) or open up the winswitch port through the


> Updating my locate database and searching for it returns only the manual
> entry. Where to go from here?
> Henrik Asp
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