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Old 08-13-2004, 03:23 PM   #1
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unable to open display "" while installing oracle remotely


I am new to this fourm.. infact new to Linux itself.. Well, Here is my problem.. I setup RH Linux 2.4 Advanced Server and trying to install Oracle 10g on it. When I run from console, Display works fine. but when I try to do export DISPLAY=IP ADDRESS:0.0 from remote machine, it down't work..

Also when I try to run xhost +.. I get following error..

unable to open display "IP Address:0.0"

Any suggesstion/help..

Thanks in advance

Old 08-13-2004, 03:24 PM   #2
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One more addition.. I am using putty to connect to my server
Old 08-13-2004, 04:05 PM   #3
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xhost +<ipaddress of machine A> is required at the target machine where u want ur display

then set ur display from a machine A to that of the target machine

and then try if xmessage runs on the target machine and then try out for other applications too

Old 08-13-2004, 04:08 PM   #4
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Thanbks buddy.. I figured it out.. Actually I need some kind of Xserver running on my PC. I ran Exceed and after that it worked fine..

Thanks again..


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