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Re: [K12OSN] remote X problem. . .



I'm assuming you are using sudo in your command.  Try using gksudo instead.  Some distros are more picky about that than others.

-Rob

On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 01:55:38PM -0600, Doug Simpson wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> Last week, I was able to login to a remote server using:
> ssh -X username server
> and once logged in, I could run X applications and display them locally.
> An example is the graphical system-config-network.
> 
> Today, when I do the same thing I get the following error:
> 
> _X11TransSocketINETConnect() can't get address for localhost:6010: Name or service not known
> ERROR: Unable to initialize graphical environment. Most likely cause of failure is that the tool was not run using a graphical environment. Please either start your graphical user interface or set your DISPLAY variable.
> 
> What could cause this and how can I fix it?
> 
> This computer is Debian and the remote one is FC3(likely), but as I said this worked last week and I haven't change d anything that I know of.
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
> Doug
> 
> Doug Simpson
> Technology Specialist
> De Queen Public Schools
> De Queen, AR
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> 
> 
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