Window forwarding using XQuartz doesnt work for VSCode


teeter_on_edge

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I use VSCode on my Ubuntu computer at work. I can't seem to forward the VSCode window to my home Mac computer using XQuartz via ssh and the windows forwarding option.

Using XQuartz 2.7.11 (xorg-server 1.18.4)
via the command line I do:
$ ssh my_work_computer -Y

After I login I do try to open VSCode:
$ code

However, this opens a VSCode window on the remote computer not on my home Mac.

I have confirmed that the windows forwarding works with other applications, i.e. Google Chrome and Emacs.

Any work arounds or explanations would be greatly appreciated!
 
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Cory Cooper

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Hello and welcome.

Unfortunately, I have no programming experience with VSCode/XQuartz/etc.

Honestly, the best thing to do would be to post the question directly in the Visual Studio Code Community.

Let us know if they resolve the issue,

C
 

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