[OpenIndiana-discuss] X11 Forwarding.. Can't Open Display
jleafty+openindianadiscuss at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 19:22:15 UTC 2011
FYI, I'll try virtualizing OI 148 and test and if it works I'll go to 151a
and see what happens.
I'll probably just test with Ubuntu since, I agree, Xming has some issues.
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Jonathan Leafty <
jleafty+openindianadiscuss at gmail.com> wrote:
> FWIW, I tried this from the Ubuntu VM too and from the OI host (which
> should work right... it's a loopback but still).
> I can't say I ever X11'd from an Ubuntu VM to OS/OI before, since I
> primarily use Windows, but I would imagine it would work or have a different
> error message if the cause was different.
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 11:05 AM, David Brodbeck <brodbd at uw.edu> wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Jonathan Leafty <
>> jleafty+openindianadiscuss at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > FYI, I decided to see if maybe Xming was just acting up, enabled
>> > OpenSSH/X11
>> > forwarding on my Ubuntu box and I can successfully launch programs (like
>> > gedit).
>> One thing I've noticed about Xming is it does not allocate a TTY or create
>> login shell when it connects. This has caused problems for me in the
>> for example if you have a .profile or a system-wide /etc/profile neither
>> will be run for an Xming connection.
>> David Brodbeck
>> System Administrator, Linguistics
>> University of Washington
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