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Re: Remote X-Display Problems



Aaron M. Hirsch wrote:
I just installed FC1 and am now unable to display X sessions back to my box. Access to the remote machine is done via ssh and I am using the -X option to ensure that X-Display is activated.

I have tried:
xhost + (on the local machine)
export DISPLAY=148.80.180.89:0.0

I get this error when attempting to display the X-Session back:

Can't connect to X11 window server using '148.80.180.89:0.0' as the value of the DISPLAY variable.

I just got this answer from Terry early this morning and here's what you do:

There is a setting in /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf

DisallowTCP=false

The above setting will allow X display

Save all your files, work, what-ever and maybe even logout of X
nicely. Then pop out to a root shell <CTRL-ALT-F1>, login as root if
you haven't already, do an 'init 3 ; init 5', Now login, get a shell
(terminal), do a xhost <servername> and your in business. Now you'll
be able to login and run those remote xterm sessions. Worked for me.

Thanks Terry!

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