problems with emacs and X
devin at spamcop.net
Sun Jan 20 19:07:15 PST 2008
On Sat, 19 Jan 2008, Eric W. Bates wrote:
> Of about a dozen machines this problem is unique to only one of them.
> When I ssh into this machine and run xterm, I have no trouble. However, when
> I try to run emacs it says:
> emacs: Cannot connect to X server localhost:11.0
> I have rebuilt emacs and ALL the dependencies twice.
> portupgrade -fR emacs
> Any suggestions?
Try using the -X or -Y options to ssh; it could be that this host's
sshd_config is set up not to forward X connections by default.
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