Re: Maybe Off-Topic: remote Perl Gtk2 via ssh
- From: Richard Dawe <rich phekda gotadsl co uk>
- To: Daniel Kasak <dan enthalpy homelinux org>
- Cc: gtk-perl-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Maybe Off-Topic: remote Perl Gtk2 via ssh
- Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2004 22:35:02 +0100
Daniel Kasak wrote:
I'm trying to use ssh's 'forward X11' feature to run a Perl Gtk2 app on
the server at work and display it here at home.
The program 'test.pl' received an X Window System error.
This probably reflects a bug in the program.
The error was 'BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)'.
(Details: serial 61 error_code 3 request_code 38 minor_code 0)
Is there any reason why I shouldn't be able to forward Perl Gtk2 apps
via ssh? It seems a little strange that I can run some gtk2 apps but not
Are you running ssh on gentoo? If so, try using "ssh -Y" instead of "ssh
-X". I think I got similar errors running Evolution over the network.
The errors disappeared when I started using the -Y option. I have no
idea why this works - the guy at work that recommended it to me didn't
Bye, Rich =]
Richard Dawe [ http://homepages.nildram.co.uk/~phekda/richdawe/ ]
"You can't evaluate a man by logic alone."
-- McCoy, "I, Mudd", Star Trek
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