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RE: Java program under cygwin?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 15:02:49 +0100
- Subject: RE: Java program under cygwin?
On 23 May 2006 14:49, Peter Mueller wrote:
> I am trying to run a Java program which has a GUI associated with it and
> whose code is on a remote linux server.
> I am first establishing an ssh connection with an appended "-X" and then
> run the java program using the path to the Java programm's sh_start_file.
> Unfortunatelly, I am getting the following error message:
> No X11 DISPLAY variable was set, but this program performed an operation
> which requires it. at java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment.checkHeadless ...
> cut ...
> Do you have any idea of what could be wrong?
Well, yes. It looks like no X11 DISPLAY variable was set, but this program
performed an operation which requires it. This is probably a consequence of
the fact that you're trying to run a GUI in a text-only environment.
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