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Old 12-01-2010, 05:53 AM   #1
shpatil
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Can't open display: localhost:0.0


Hello, m using the Redhat 5, when m trying to connect from X-start it showing error:-
Can't open display: localhost:0.0

where as /etc/ssh/sshd_config settings are correct
also ssh is running
$DISPLAY is set to localhost
still it is not started any x-service
can anybody help me ?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 12-01-2010, 07:43 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by shpatil View Post
Hello, m using the Redhat 5, when m trying to connect from X-start it showing error:-
Can't open display: localhost:0.0

where as /etc/ssh/sshd_config settings are correct
also ssh is running
$DISPLAY is set to localhost
still it is not started any x-service
can anybody help me ?

Thanks in advance.
try to look at this,
http://www.vanemery.com/Linux/XoverSSH/X-over-SSH2.html
 
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Old 12-01-2010, 09:29 AM   #3
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What is 'X-start'? Do you mean startx? What is 'm'?
Is there an X server running? How did you log into the host?

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