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Old 10-13-2004, 05:50 PM   #1
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xhost + as user oracle not working, need to see oracle install GUI


Hello,

I'm trying to install oracle on a machine that on the opposite side of the planet as me. I can do xhost + as user root and then /usr/X11R6/bin/xclock and the clock on the remote server shows up on my Linux X screen here.

I try it with user oracle and get this:

[oracle@67 oracle]$ /usr/X11R6/bin/xclock
X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication.
X connection to localhost:10.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
[oracle@67 oracle]$ xhost +
X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication.
X connection to localhost:10.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
[oracle@67 oracle]$ DISPLAY=localhost:0.0; export DISPLAY
[oracle@67 oracle]$ /usr/X11R6/bin/xclock
Error: Can't open display: localhost:0.0
[oracle@67 oracle]$


How can I allow the oracle user to access the display? I need to be able to do xhost + as user oracle so I can run the Installer from my client machine.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 02:42 PM   #2
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Long overdue answer - just saw this post today when viewing "similar" posts to another thread. Figured I'd post it in case someone found this thread later in a search.

Anyway you can get around the whole Xhost thing by using ssh X forwarding (tunneling) when you open the original login.

ssh -X <hostname>. This will set your DISPLAY automatically and it will display back over the ssh connection. Make sure you don't have anything in the login (/etc/profile, /etc/bashrc, $HOME/.profile, $HOME/.bashrc etc...) that explicity sets DISPLAY as it would overwite the value you need.
 
Old 02-11-2007, 12:27 PM   #3
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Long overdue answer - just saw this post today when viewing "similar" posts to another thread. Figured I'd post it in case someone found this thread later in a search.

Anyway you can get around the whole Xhost thing by using ssh X forwarding (tunneling) when you open the original login.

ssh -X <hostname>. This will set your DISPLAY automatically and it will display back over the ssh connection. Make sure you don't have anything in the login (/etc/profile, /etc/bashrc, $HOME/.profile, $HOME/.bashrc etc...) that explicity sets DISPLAY as it would overwite the value you need.

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