So how do you make the SUN know you are running X-windows?
zxmkr08 at studserv.zdv.uni-tuebingen.de
Fri May 14 14:39:25 EST 1993
In <robison1.737210526 at husc.harvard.edu> robison1 at husc10.harvard.edu (Keith Robison) writes:
>dlowry at cmu.unige.ch writes:
>>And for my real and BASIC question/comment - if you are RUNNING
>>X-windows on a SUN, and the sequence analysis software, whatever,
>>is on ANOTHER SUN, how do you tell the second SUN that you are
>>running X windows?
>This is the sort of question I am constantly asking.
>0) Sit at your machine :-)
>0.5) xhost ipaddress (pasted from another posting of KR)
>1) Telnet or rlogin to the 2nd machine (either will do)
>2) SETENV DISPLAY ipaddress:0
> where ipaddress is the ipnumber or name for your node
> (such as biosun.harvard.edu)
Just to be picky: the command SETENV does only work for the csh and tcsh.
If your terminal complains about the SETENV command, try something like
SET DISPLAY=ipaddress:0 instead.
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