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SUMMARY: Remote X-Display Problems



Thanks to all for pointing out the fix!

I had searched online and didn't find a note to this information, but the fix 
is to modify the /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf and change DisallowTCP=true to 
DisallowTCP=false.

Thanks again!

On Monday 17 November 2003 09:58, 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've performed a netstat -an  and found that x11, port 6000, is not
> listening on the local machine.
>
> I've also found that I am unable to remote display X-Sessions from my local
> box from a remote box.
>
> While iptables is installed, not firewall is running:
> Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT 0 packets, 0 bytes)
>  pkts bytes target     prot opt in     out     source
> destination
>
> Chain FORWARD (policy ACCEPT 0 packets, 0 bytes)
>  pkts bytes target     prot opt in     out     source
> destination
>
> Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT 0 packets, 0 bytes)
>  pkts bytes target     prot opt in     out     source
> destination
>
> Everything worked fine with RH9.
>
> Does anyone have any idea where I should start looking?
>
> TIA!

-- 
Aaron M. Hirsch
Systems Administrator	
Schlumberger
11146 Thompson Ave.
Lenexa, KS 66219
Work:(913) 312-4717
Fax:(913) 312-4701
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