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Re: X server not reponding



Dan Track wrote:
> On 6/23/05, William Hooper <whooperhsd3 earthlink net> wrote:
>
>>
>> Dan Track wrote:
>>
>>> I have done this on the remote client:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> export DISPLAY=x.x.x.x:0.0
>>>
>>> (x.x.x.x is my desktop, X is not listening on port 6000)
>>>
>>
>> Then you aren't using the OpenSSH forwarding.  Leave the DISPLAY alone
>> and see what happens.
>
> Hi
> Yep I left it alone but is says this:
>
>
> gthumb Xlib: connection to "dan:0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: No protocol specified
>
>
>
> (gthumb:24899): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
>
>
> Dan is the name of the remote client.

Do you have anything else setting DISPLAY?  When used by SSH, it should be
something like "DISPLAY=localhost:10.0".

Does it fail if you run something simple (like xlogo)?

Also, just a hunch, but post the contents of your /etc/hosts file.

-- 
William Hooper


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