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Old 10-08-2014, 11:02 PM   #1
tommie13
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Display not set message when trying to do vmware


I am not new to Linux as a user but am taking a Linux administrator class this semester. When I ssh into my school's computers from my home computer then ssh into -X csvm which works fine but the problem I am having is when I enter vmware I get the message
Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: local_host:0.0. The last command I ran was cat /etc/ssh/sshd_config | grep -i x11. Before that when I typed vmware I just got a message of display not set. I am lost and confused. Please help.
 
Old 10-09-2014, 07:09 AM   #2
Keith Hedger
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I believe you have to set the DISPLAY env on the remote machine like so
Code:
DISPLAY=192.168.1.66:0
export DISPLAY
 
  


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