> From: Barnaby Scott <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: Re: Gtk-Warning **: Cannot open display > Sent: 18 May '06 16:45 > > John Nielsen wrote: > > On Tuesday 16 May 2006 17:07, Barnaby Scott wrote: > >> Kevin Kinsey wrote: > >>> Barnaby Scott wrote: > >>>> So, I installed Firefox from ports, having made sure everything was > >>>> bang up to date. Evrything seemed to go perfectly well, but lo and > >>>> behold, first attempt to use it and I get this: > >>>> > >>>> (firefox-bin:582): Gtk-Warning **: Cannot open display > >>>> > >>>> What the..? > >>>>
Hi: You may want to check the following. 1. prompt$ xhost + (from the connecting client) 2. export DISPLAY=client-ip-address:0.0 Firefox should start if the above mentioned settings are in place. Hope this helps. thanks Saifi. TWINCLING Society, India http://www.twincling.org/ _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"