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Old 04-27-2005, 03:57 PM   #1
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X display on another system

Can somebody tell me what I need to do in order to get the "--display=" parameter of GNOME applications to work? I think it's also possible to "set DISPLAY="... No?

When I try to do this (from system, I get the following message:

(gedit:11676): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

On the target machine (, I have tried "$ xhost +"... No luck. Is there somewhere else I need to enable security? (Also, I cannot locate a log file to give me a clue.)

Many thanks in advance...

Old 04-27-2005, 11:24 PM   #2
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You have to export the terminal to the target:
export DISPLAY=
Then you type commands.

If you want another way, read this:
Old 04-28-2005, 02:14 AM   #3
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HI... Thanks for that info. However, i tried it, and I still get the same message. The info in the link you gave is basically what I tried earlier...



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