[CentOS] How to export X displays

umair shakil umairshakeel at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 03:53:50 UTC 2007


Salam,

Why dont u enable RDP on centOS (running GUI), and then using ubunto with
this path

Applications-->internet-->Terminal Server Client

Regards,

Umair Shakil
ETD

On 10/10/07, techlists at comcast.net <techlists at comcast.net> wrote:
>
> I have a CentOS server at home and want to view the X display on a laptop
> running Ubuntu, and not having much success.
>
> Here's what's been tried so far:
>
> I ran this command on the CentOS server:
>
> export DISPLAY=192.168.0.18:0.0
>
>
> And ran this command on the Ubuntu laptop:
>
> xauth +192.168.0.2
>
>
> When I try to run, say, xclock on the Ubuntu laptop, this is the error
> message I'm getting:
>
> [root at centos-ws ~]# xclock
> Error: Can't open display: 192.168.0.18:0.0
>
> I'm assuming there's an important little detail I'm missing somewhere, but
> don't know what.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Paul
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