[PD] start-error

Nick Morrison nickm at internode.com.au
Tue Apr 15 06:45:53 CEST 2003

On Mon, Apr 14, 2003 at 08:13:55PM +0200, CK said:
> I read:
> > Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> > Xlib: No protocol specified
> > 
> > Application initialization failed: this isn't a Tk applicationcouldn't connect 
> > to display ":0.0"
> as suggested in the earlier answer, if you want to connect to an xserver that
> was started by another user the brute force method would be to run
> xhost +

I'd recommend against doing this, as it disables all X access control.

Better is to run pd as the same user as started X :-)

> before starting the application, if this is via a remote login you might
> have to export your DISPLAY environment variable manually.
> look the manpage for xhost pls,

If you're running via a remote login, use 'ssh -X', which will funnel X
apps to your local server.


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