window managers don't work over ssh

Kris Maglione bsdaemon at
Mon Jan 17 16:24:42 PST 2005

what's in your ~/.xinitrc ?
you may be running twm or the like.

Xian wrote:

>I cant seem to make any window manager work over ssh, but they all work 
>locally. I am using Xorg now, and i didn't have this problem with XFree86.
>I start X with just xterm for testing:
> startx /usr/X11R6/bin/xterm
>and then type
> ssh -CXf my.home.machine twm
>in the xterm and it tells me it cant find any unmanaged screens.
>Ive no idea whats doing wrong because other X apps work over ssh and window 
>managers work locally.
>Any help much appreciated.

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