[mythtv-users] Re: Attempting to Debug Crash

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Sun Oct 24 13:56:08 UTC 2004

On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 04:11:59PM +1000, Lachlan McIntosh wrote:

> I'm trying to run a debug on a front-end crash from an SSH session (I
> only have a TV set connected to my myth box)
> I type in "export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0" from my SSH session and then
> try and run Myth from GDB.
> However I receive the message "mythfrontend: cannot connect to X server
> localhost:0.0"
> Am I missing something?

Yes.  "localhost" is the name of the host on which the program
is running (in your case, the myth box).  You need to replace
"localhost" with the hostname or IP address of the machine on
which you want the display to appear.

Grant Edwards
grante at visi.com

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