[mythtv-users] Re: Attempting to Debug Crash

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Sun Oct 24 13:57:52 UTC 2004

On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 10:28:23PM +1000, Paul Andreassen wrote:

> > 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"
> To use X windows through a SSH session use "ssh -X hostname", and a
> DISPLAY string will be automatically setup.

That will set up a proxy X server and run the X stream through
ssh (encrypting/decrypting it).  If you aren't using a fast
pair of machines, that will be noticably slower than using a
direct, unencrypted connection. 

Grant Edwards
grante at visi.com

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