[ale] FC4 and setting $ISPLAY
pete.hardie at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 13:13:50 EDT 2006
On 4/10/06, Geoffrey <esoteric at 3times25.net> wrote:
> Pete Hardie wrote:
> > On 4/10/06, Geoffrey <esoteric at 3times25.net> wrote:
> >> Pete Hardie wrote:
> >>> I may have discarded this before it got out, apologies if I didn't...
> >>> I've recently installed FC4 and cannot get $DISPLAY set correctly to
> >>> allow xterms (or other stuff) from remote boxes to show up on my
> >>> display. My attempt to Google for an answer are lost in a sea of
> >>> troubles about Nvidia cards and other hardware issues. Anyone know
> >>> the secret handshake for this in FC4?
> >> How are you getting to the remote boxes? ssh or telnet??
> > telnet. Also, $DISPLAY is not valid locally with localhost or the
> > machine name on the interface to the intranet.
> Does DISPLAY have a value at all?
login sets it to ":0.0"
but as I check it now, after turning off a script in .profile I had,
that setting works, xhost not sets access successfully, and I can
telnet to another box, and open windows here.
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