X11 help wanted

Yoji Atsumi yoji.atsumi at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 5 21:18:18 UTC 2009


Hi Chris,

> 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 again.

I got rid of a line in the startup script on R and tried again.
And it works!
Though I have an interesting complaint from the invocation on U:
"stty: standard input:  Invalid argument"

Do you know what this means?

Regards,

Yoji

--- On Fri, 6/5/09, Chris Jones <christopher.rob.jones at cern.ch> wrote:

From: Chris Jones <christopher.rob.jones at cern.ch>
Subject: Re: X11 help wanted
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Date: Friday, June 5, 2009, 7:56 PM


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 again.
Chris
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