zindar at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 11:27:39 UTC 2005
You are missing
1) This is VERY insecure
2) This has been disabled by default in most linux distribution because of this
3) Use ssh instead.
ssh -X host
then run your application.
2005/9/2, Henning Kilset Pedersen <henning at mopo.no>:
> I've used Linux/Unix for several years, and whenever I wish to run a
> program on a different machine and redirect the display output to my
> machine, I've done:
> mymachine$ xhost +
> remotemachine$ export DISPLAY=mymachine:0.0
> remotemachine$ blahXapp
> However, on Ubuntu when I try this - the xhost + command works fine, and
> the DISPLAY variable gets properly exported. But when I try to run the
> application, I get:
> (gnome-cups-manager:24021): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
> Am I missing something here?
> Henning Pedersen
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