Hel with X11 and remote display...

Jonathan Belson jon at witchspace.com
Mon May 24 12:09:14 BST 2004


> I asked this on the 'net and got zero replies for some reason. I am
> tryingm to do something very simple - remote display an app. For
> example 'xterm -display dogbert:0.0'
>
> I do 'xhost +' on the X server. but it still cant connect.
> Interestingly I also observer that 'xterm -display localhost:0.0'
> doesnt even work!
>
> err, help! have they done something odd to X since the last time I
> tried this (a number of years ago - I normally use ssh tunneling
> these days).

Yes, they did :-)  You have to use the '-listen_tcp' argument to X
if you want it to accept remote connections.

Cheers,


--
Jon





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