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Re: Start X

> Hello all,
>                  i m running startx & command on my remote server by ssh -X
> ip address.
> it`s showing this error i need to see my desktop on remote server. please
> help me to find out the problem.
> startx &
> [1] 13892
> root server [~]# xauth:  creating new authority file
> /root/.serverauth.13892
> _XSERVTransSocketINETCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed
> _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running
> Fatal server error:
> Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X server isn't
> already
> running
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server

its trying to start X on 0.0. which means your ssh -X is not setting the
display variable.
echo $DISPLAY and see if it is set.
If yes, try invoking an xterm or mozilla to check if the X11 forwarding is

> Xlib: Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key
> giving up.
> xinit:  unable to connect to X server
> xinit:  No such process (errno 3):  Server error.
> thanks
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