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Old 03-02-2008, 07:11 PM   #1
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Question Windows to CentOS


Hi,

I was wondering if any one can help me with following problem.

I have a CentOS-Linux OS in my machine at office which is loaded with meshing and plotting softwares like Gridgen and Tecplot.

When I try to connect to my office machine using secure CRT running on windows-XP at home, I am able to access every thing but as soon as I issue commands like gridgen or tecplot to activate either of the software, It is not able to activate it and gives me the following error

"Application initialization failed: couldn't connect to display"

I have tried setting the display variable but nothing seems to work, It will be great if some one can help me with this -
Thanks in advance.
 
Old 03-03-2008, 01:32 PM   #2
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Try installing some X server for Windows (like Xming) or installing tightVNC on server, forwarding server port 5901 through ssh, and connecting with some vnc viewer to it.
 
  


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