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RE: Can't connect help
- To: "'cygwin-xfree at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin-xfree at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: Can't connect help
- From: Suhaib Siddiqi <ssiddiqi at inspirepharm dot com>
- Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2001 21:12:12 -0400
> I am having trouble connecting via xfree.
> From cygwin I am trying to connect to a Linux system and am doing the
> cygwin> xhost remote.host.name
try xhost +
> cygwin> ssh remote.host.name
> I then log in.
> Then on remote
> remote> DISPLAY xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:0.0
DISPLAY=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:0.0 note missing equal sign
> remote> export DISPLAY
> remote> xterm&
> I then get the following error:
> Xlib: connection refused by server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:0.0
> Xlib: client is not authorized to connect to server
> xterm XT error can't open display xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:0.0
do you same kind of firewall on your PC. You will find a lot info in
mail-list archive if you care to do a search.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> I can get this to work on a local network of the remote host, but not
> across the internet.
> Thanks, Tom