xterm Xt error

Thomas Dickey dickey at radix.net
Mon Aug 7 06:01:04 PDT 2006

On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 02:31:46PM +0200, Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> >Hi ALL
> >
> >a) On local box, do xhost +
> >
> >b)  Go to remote host.
> >   ssh -X remotehost
> >   export DISPLAY= <local box ip>:0.0
> >   /usr/bin/xterm Xt error: Can't open display: IP:0.0
> You probably need to enable  X11Forwarding in the remote host's 
> /etc/ssh/sshd_config file (or ask the administrator of the remote host 
> to do it).

If he has X forwarding setup, he also doesn't need (want) to set $DISPLAY

Thomas E. Dickey
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