[svlug] couldn't connect to display ':0.0'
Robert Hajime Lanning
lanning at lanning.cc
Thu Sep 2 01:00:59 PDT 2004
<quote who="skip evans">
> Hey all,
> couldn't connect to display ":0.0"
> I got this trying to run a script to install a driver
> for a Lexmark printer someone gave me. I have to
> run the script as root on my Xandros distro machine.
> When I saw the error I thought I just needed to set the
> display env variable. So tried:
> set DISPLAY=192.168.1.101:0.0
Make sure your X display is actually listening on a TCP port.
netstat -an and look for TCP port 6000 binding.
kdm and gdm, by default, start the X server with the option
"-nolisten tcp". You will need to look at your display manager's
gdm = gdm.conf
kdm = kdmrc
xdm = xdm-config
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