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

Santanu Das santanu at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Tue Nov 9 01:28:08 UTC 2010

Hi Richard,

Thanks for replying. I figured that doing this:

    yum groupinstall "X Window System"

fixed the display issue. So, is it a must-have thing for virt-manager?


On 08/11/2010 19:05, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> 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?
> Rich.

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