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Great tip on XDarwin
Authored by: swessels on Sep 06, '01 04:54:37PM

I agree with other comments here.

This actually worked for me too. Although it's still not obvious enough. And then to top it off the FTP site was heavily loaded and it was hours before I could get access to the files.

So now I finally have X running on X. Very nice. I connect to Unix (Sun/Solaris and SGI/Irix) boxes at the office all the time. Now I should be able to run X-Windows applications on my Mac too.
The next puzzle to solve is how to get that ugly console window on the left side of the display to be a lot smaller and work like an XTerm. I'm assuming that's a console window. It's a bvit awkward but then I'd be careful not to look a gift-horse in the mouth. As the saying goes.

Does anyone know how to make a telnet session on a remote box talk back to XDarwin? I got a connection refused when I tried it by launching "nedit" from the remote session.

- Steve



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Great tip on XDarwin
Authored by: computercowboy on Oct 07, '01 10:36:32AM
xhost +ip address of remote system should do it for you.

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Great tip on XDarwin
Authored by: bozhe_moy on Oct 20, '01 12:09:00AM

Thanks for the tip. xhost command added the remote server succesfully but when trying
to launch nedit it returns this message. I am a newbie and probably doing something wrong. Please help.

[andre@top,5,~]$ nedit &
[1] 31926
NEdit: Can't open display
[andre@top,6,~]$
[1] Done nedit



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Great tip on XDarwin
Authored by: bozhe_moy on Oct 20, '01 03:59:25AM

I found the solution that actually works in the maxfixit.com forum

ssh -X -l (user-name) (where-you want to connect; i.e. abc.com)

(-l stands for -"letter El not a vertical stick)

You may get a message and if you don't understand say yes and wait for paswrd prompt.
When you get in:

type

xterm &
(in that particular window , not the others that you might have open already on you desktop)
this will send a xterm to you machine

Then type

nedit &

it warks in my case

It was not my solution and I can't give a person a proper credit since he/she shows as Anonymous in that forum. Check forums on www.macfixit.com on "darwin"



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