Remote X-Windows (rexec)

I'm trying to run an XServer on Win95, using the Micro X-Win32 3.3.0 from StarNet Communications.

I can locate the server, I can get validated w/ an rexec, but when I try to run Xterm I get an error message about unable to set the display to my username.

The XTerm man page doesn't tell me enuff about setting the display type from a remote site for me to be able to figure it out.

here'e the commandline I'm trying to run:
/usr/X11/bin/xterm -ls -n unix/myusername -display $DISPLAY &

the OS is BSDI, and as far as I can tell, ready for X...
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pc012197Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Try to substitute your hostname for the $DISPLAY variable (that's the way we're using eXceed here), i.e. run the commandline

/usr/X11/bin/xterm -ls -n unix/myusername -display <your_hostname>:0 &


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