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Re: xhost: unable to open display ""




On 2018.01.23 19:57, Mark Geisert wrote:
Waltz, James wrote:
Hi-

I think that I have installed all the necessary packages, but I still get the above error, when I type “xhost +” on my local machine.

I am also still getting a “cannot open display: localhost:10.0” error.

This is DESPITE the fact that:
- I set DISPLAY to “localhost:10.0”
- X11Forwarding is set to “yes” in the sshd_config file
- I changed the “hosts” file, under /etc to have actual IP addresses.

Any idea why this might be happening?

Yes. Change that "10" to "0". So it's "localhost:0.0" or even ":0.0".
Should work much better.... :)
Unless ssh is involved, which was not stated, but I suspect might be part of the issue.

Jack
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