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RE: Question about configuration
- To: "Andrew Markebo" <flognat at flognat dot myip dot org>
- Subject: RE: Question about configuration
- From: "Harold Hunt" <huntharo at msu dot edu>
- Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 02:20:42 -0400
- Cc: <cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com>
> If you are running ssh, DISPLAY might already be set, try echo
> $DISPLAY... if it is set to something like localhost:something you
> don't need to worry. If not, xhost+should also be set for the local
> Use "DISPLAY=foo; export.." if you are running bash/zsh or "setenv
> DISPLAY foo" if you are running csh, like tcsh and so on.
Right, I would have put something like that originally, but I never used
csh/tcsh, so I needed to wait until someone gave me an example. Oh yeah,
and I'm lazy too... :)
> BTW on point 2, shouldn't it be "xhost + remote..." instead of "xhost
Since I'm lazy, I will just answer your simple question with a quote from
the xhost man page:
[+]name The given name (the plus sign is optional) is
added to the list allowed to connect to the X
server. The name can be a host name or a user
Notice, ``the plus sign is optional''.