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Hello Everyone, can anyone let me know how to resolve the problem below. When I try to log into a remote pc and try to bring an appilcation's GUI on ...
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    Hello Everyone,

    can anyone let me know how to resolve the problem below.

    When I try to log into a remote pc and try to bring an appilcation's GUI on my Desktop by setting my Desktop's ip in the DISPLAY variable I get an error message saying

    (Application) initialization failed: couldn't connect to display : desktop IP

    thanks

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    first disable the access control in your machine as:

    Code:
    xhost +
    access control disabled, clients can connect from any host
    and then export the DISPLAY IP at remote host, and then try opening the GUI application. It should open without issue.

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    Also, just to be sure, you have set on the server:
    Code:
    X11Forwarding yes
    Can't tell an OS by it's GUI

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