Re: Running remote X apps
Check your /etc/X11/xinit/xserverrc file.
If it has a line that contains "-nolisten tcp", remove that chunk.
On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 11:14:44AM -0700, Duncan Watson scribbled...
> I am having problems running apps on other machines that need to use my
> display. I suspect that X is not configured to listen to the right kind
> of sockets or something.
> Here is the scenerio, my machine name is pandora, ip 10.1.2.1. I telnet
> into bravado (another linux machine) and check my DISPLAY. I set it via:
> setenv DISPLAY 10.1.2.1:0.0
> I then run "xterm &" on bravado. I get an error message
> "/usr/X11R6/bin/xterm Xt error: Can't open display: 10.1.2.1:0.0"
> I have tried "xhost +bravado", no luck. I also tried "xhost +" as well on
> my local machine. No luck. I used xauth as well.
> on pandora: xauth extract file $DISPLAY
> on bravado: xauth merge file
> I am obviously missing something basic. Can you help me?
> Oh BTW: the solution needs to work for generic unix boxen. I am working
> with a number of solaris and sco boxen that I don't have admin control on.
> The linux box above is for testing. My local box is of course Debian
> Duncan Watson firstname.lastname@example.org
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