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Old 05-07-2005, 10:03 PM   #1
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With GTK can you run it remotely?

With GTK can you run it remotely?

abefro@linux:/root> ethereal

(ethereal:11681): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
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Yes you can run remotely, but you must have a local X running, and you must be able to tunnel the X protocol (using ssh or a VPN, for example) to remain secure.
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talk to the ethereal people,

they should tell you how to run it properly,

until then you might use

xhost +

run as the user who is running X. This should allow the root user to connect to X that is running as a user.


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