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Re: SSHD fails to display gui, no error message
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Jesse <jesse at ucsd dot edu>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 11:47:14 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: SSHD fails to display gui, no error message
- References: <email@example.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Jesse wrote:
> I've had Cygwin's ssh daemon (sshd) working for some time now on my
> windows box. I have turned x11 forwarding on and I can test it by
> connecting to the machine remotely and running some X applications like
> xeyes and xclock. They work just fine.
> I made sure my program runs locally without any x11 and it does.
> I tested out my application on someone else's ssh server and you can run
> it remotely without any problems.
> Anyone have any ideas why simple X applications work fine, but my java
> gui's don't work over x11?
Because java under Windows is not an X application. You can't forward
windows native applications over ssh (unless you use something like VNC).
At a guess, the "someone else's" server you mention above is a Linux box
(which does have an X implementation of Java GUI code).
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