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Re: ssh -X Error: Can't open display: :0.0


On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 5:35 PM, Mathieu Malaterre
<mathieu.malaterre@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
>  I am getting confused. I cannot get xclock to run on a remote host
> from my ssh session:
> local $ ssh -X mpi0
> remote $ xclock
> Error: Can't open display: :0.0
> But I can still do:
> local $ ssh -Xf mpi0 xclock
> Could someone please remind me what is the difference, and what am I
> missing in the first scenario ?
Do you set DISPLAY variable in your login ?

If you do you have to unset it (don't assign any value in any session
config file).


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