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Date:      Mon, 14 Jun 1999 12:37:11 -0700 (PDT)
From:      jeff <jeff@cc602670-a.flrtn1.occa.home.com>
To:        as_hombert@ibm.net (Anne-Sophie Hombert)
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG, iratus@home.com
Subject:   Re: can't load display
Message-ID:  <199906141937.MAA00203@cc602670-a.flrtn1.occa.home.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001beb69a$83279220$01010101@ash> from Anne-Sophie Hombert at "Jun 14, 1999  9:17:15 pm"

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> First, thanks for all your help on the boot with NT.
> 
> I promised to come back with more (stupid) questions .. Here I am.

> 
> I configured Xfree86 (3.3.3.) on FreeBSD 2.2.8. The startx command works
> fine, but when I try to load any other window manager, I get the message "in
> function main:<<ERROR>> can't open display. xhost return the same mesage
> "unable to open display".
> 
> I made a quick search on the archive and found a message saying that I
> should enter this command:
> DISPLAY={hostname} :0.0 ; export DISPLAY .... but what am I suppose to use
> as {hostname} ?
> 
> Could you help me with this one too?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Anne
> 
> 
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Hello-Only the (non-repeating:-) questions that don't get asked are stupid-If
memory serves correct the hostname is simply the name of your machine-Just
remember that X is client-server model, even on the same machine-Hope this
will help-Good Luck  jeff phillips  


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