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Old 06-23-2012, 09:55 PM   #1
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X Window Not working


I'm trying to run netbeans IDE, but I'm having trouble getting the X Window display to work correctly.

I have Centos 6 running on a remote virtual server. I'm connecting via SSH using Putty (X11 forwarding is enabled). I have Xming running on my local windows machine.

I set $DISPLAY = 10. When I try to run something simple like Firefox to test the X windows I get the following:

ERROR: Cannot open display 10

I'm pretty new to Linux so I'm probably missing something fundamental. Any thoughts or suggestions?
 
Old 06-24-2012, 02:53 PM   #2
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10 is an invalid setting for DISPLAY. Probably :10 works, but I'm not really sure
 
Old 06-25-2012, 01:15 AM   #3
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are you sure the Xwindows already working before you make a remote desktop connection?
how about rdp or vnc?
 
Old 06-25-2012, 11:45 AM   #4
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are you sure the Xwindows already working before you make a remote desktop connection?
how about rdp or vnc?
That's exactly my line of thinking but I wasn't sure what to check for. I'm at work right now but I'll look for rdp and/or vnc when I get home. Thanks!!
 
  


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