[virt-tools-list] virt-manager can't open display

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Nov 8 19:05:41 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 04:09:43PM +0000, Santanu Das wrote:
> Hi there,
> Just installed KVM on my server without any xwindows system. Then
> ssh onto the server (with X11Forward on) and found virt-manager
> can't open display when I issue the command:
>    santanu at pcge:~$ ssh -X root at vmw01
>    root at vmw01's password:
>    Last login: Mon Nov  8 15:51:39 2010 from pcge
>    [root at vmw01 ~]# virt-manager

Other X commands work (as root) or not?


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