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comment Command-line application for converting SVG to PNG on Mac OS X
Tried it, didn't produce any output.
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comment SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
There doesn't seem to be any kind of "Xorg" command on the workstation. I tried "xhost +laptop" from the workstation. There were no errors but it didn't change anything with the problem. I also tried "xhost +localhost" thinking that I don't want to connect from my laptop, I just want to launch programs locally. It didn't work either.
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comment SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
@grawity Thanks for the advice. Can I ask how would I set my XAUTHORITY in order for my command to work ?
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revised SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
Specifying that I logged into the workstation previously
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comment SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
Yes, I logged into a GNOME session on the workstation before disconnecting the keyboard and mouse. None the less I tried executing the "startx" command from my ssh session. The error message was the following: "X: user not authorized to run the X server, aborting."
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comment SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
Ah, so maybe my problem is only a permission problem. Although, if I run "xeyes" as root the error message is the same. If you post an answer that solves the permission problems, I can mark it as solved !
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revised SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
Added the "DISPLAY=0" proposition to my question
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comment SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
Interesting, after setting the $DISPLAY variable, I now get, in addition to the "Error: Can't open display" message, the "No protocol specified" message when trying to launch xeyes.
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revised SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
Specify that I don't want to launch programs from my laptop
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comment SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display
Thanks for your answer ! You are right, I maybe need to specify some more things: (1) The workstation is running the GNOME user interface (2) I don't wish to run programs from my laptop. Xeyes or whatever should be run on the workstation with the workstation's monitor (3) That's ok, I understand my cursor will not be connected.
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