remote xterm's can't open display after upgrade
Fri Dec 12 19:55:00 GMT 2014
Don Webster <paxguy <at> yahoo.com> writes:
> After the upgrade, I can't display remote xterms. OK, my old X shortcut
didn't work, but I found "XWin
> Server" and pinned it to my task bar. I launch that and I have the X
server running, and a local xterm pops up. I
> ssh into my linux server, and run my xterm, and get "can't open display".
> This was all working on Monday with my older version of cygwin-x, which I
think was a 2011 vintage. (I don't
> upgrade stuff very often for this very reason.)
> Attached is my log.
> Any help is appreciated. In general, I love cygwin and cygwin-x; it is
I'm in the same boat. I just upgraded cygwin and now I can't get remote xterms to
display on the local machine.
The previous version of startxwin.exe started a server on
DISPLAY=IPAddress:0.0 and I could display remote Xte rms because
I'd set the remote DISPLAY variable to the same value, and they
could get to the PAddress. The new version of startxwin.exe uses
DISPLAY=:0.0, and remote xterms won't display/can't find my machine.
I tried setting the remote machine's DISPLAY=IPAddress:0 and to
DISPLAY=machinename:0, but I get "Error: Can't open display: IPAddress:0"
or "Error: Can't open display: machinename:0"
On the local machine I tried "xhost + remotemachine" and "xhost +", still
Still looking for an answer...
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