7.04: X11 remote display problem
jschrod at acm.org
Fri Nov 23 13:54:43 UTC 2007
bill purvis wrote:
> I'm still having no joy with getting anything to open a remote X11
> window on my laptop since I changed to Ubuntu from Mandrake.
> I'm using ssh to log in to my server (and yes I've tried using ssh -X
> but that makes no difference). Once I'm logged in I try to start an
> emacs window on the laptop:
> server$ echo $DISPLAY
Something in your profile sets $DISPLAY; this is *not* the DISPLAY
tunnel from ssh. ssh starts to use displays 10 and following on the
local host; i.e., $DISPLAY should be localhost:10.0 or similar.
With your current setting, your trying to really connect to your X
server on felix, not via the ssh tunnel, but directly. (As you said
yourself in your original post -- I can't say how you can configure
the X wrapper, sorry.) You might want to remove that DISPLAY env
var setting and use the ssh X11 forwarding at first.
But, if you discover how one configures the X wrapper to allow
remote connections, make sure to post it, so others can find it in
the list archives.
Joachim Schrod Email: jschrod at acm.org
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