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Re: How display graphic by cygwin
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Peng Yu <yupeng_ at hotmail dot com>
- Cc: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>, <cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2003 16:11:34 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: How display graphic by cygwin
- Reply-to: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
IMO, this question (in fact, the whole thread) belongs on the cygwin-xfree
list, which specializes on all Xwindows questions. People there are much
more likely to know the answer to this and other X queries you might have.
I've forwarded this message there, and set the Reply-To accordingly.
On Sat, 28 Jun 2003, Peng Yu wrote:
> Yes, after I export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0
> It works. But I have to startx first.
> Must I startx before I want to display any graphics? Can it automaticly
> start? Thanks.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Dessent" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 28, 2003 8:56 AM
> Subject: Re: How display graphic by cygwin
> > Peng Yu wrote:
> > >
> > > I use command
> > > ssh -X myaccount@remotehost
> > > then acroread.
> > > But it dosen't work.
> > You're still getting "Can't open display"? What is the value of the
> > DISPLAY variable once you've logged in to the remote host? You may have
> > to set it before running ssh, i.e. export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0
> > Brian
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