Thursday, September 10, 2009

Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display

When you ssh to a remote machine and want to execute a graphic bound applications such as JFrame etc, use ssh with -X argument. -X is for forwarding.

ssh -X user@host

2 comments:

Sara Reid said...

I don't know about small linux particularly, but have you checked out /etc/ssh/sshd_config yet ? You will need a: X11Forwarding yes line in order for the ssh daemon to pass data to the X server.

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