X11 help wanted

Chris Jones christopher.rob.jones at cern.ch
Fri Jun 5 19:56:38 UTC 2009

> The problem I ran into by what you suggest is that I set
> the DISPLAY variable on R via a shell startup file.  And
> it is not set as the name/address of U.  As such, the display
> of the clock goes to a different monitor/screen.
> I

With ssh you should never need to manually set DISPLAY.  A properly  
configured ssh connection will forward X itself.

I suggest removing any scripts that manually set DISPLAY on R and try  

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