Problems running graphic interface in a remote host
Thu Jul 21 17:30:00 GMT 2011
On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 07:06:06AM -0700, Ciro wrote:
>Hi, I posted this issue in the Cygwin forum and was advised to post it here:
>I've installed the new Gygwin set in my computer and I can't seem to start
>any graphic interface in a remote host, for instance:
>(C)SUMFO$ xclock &
>(C)SUMFO$ Xlib: connection to "xx.xxx.xx.xxx:0.0" refused by server
>Xlib: No protocol specified
>Error: Can't open display: xx.xxx.xx.xxx:0.0
> + Done(1) xclock &
>The DISPLAY variable is fine, I've enabled X11 forwarding (I've tried also
>without enabling this option):
>but it's still failing, I've googled for this issue with cygwin but couldn't
>find anything, any help would be appreciated
It sounds like you need to do "xhost +" on the remote host.
Try googling "connection refused by server" for more information.
This isn't a Cygwin problem.
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