Starting an application thrue vnc results in an error.

Tim Kellers timothyk at
Sun Apr 20 09:38:29 PDT 2003

On Saturday 19 April 2003 09:49 am, D. Theunissen wrote:
> Hi there, I hope some of u can help me with this problem. I've installed
> tightvnc and it works fine. When I connect to my server on an
> try to start 'grip' (a cdripper program) I get the following errors:
> Xlib: connection to ":1.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key
> Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :1 vnc
> Can anyone help me with this one?
> Tnx in advance.
> Danny

on the machine you are starting the application from, type:


at a shell prompt.

FreeBSD's security model rejects remote X commands by default unless you 
specifically  allow the remote machines to connect.

Tim Kellers

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