Sierra cuts off X11 forwarding over SSH

We use a cluster at the BESSY synchrotron to process data using XDSApp. However, upgrading to macOS Sierra stopped this dead. Logging in to the remote host was fine, but no XDS App appeared. Confounding. The answer is that Sierra moved a component that is involved in X11 window forwarding. The X Window server (ah, SGI) […]

ICE to St Pancras? Don’t hold your breath

Finally, after many delays, one of the first steps in the introduction of non-stop high-speed trains between Germany and London has been confirmed. The board of the Channel Tunnel has awarded Deutsche Bahn the requisite licence for running its trains through the tunnel. Great news, but it looks like the UK Border Agency is planning […]