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Displaying a picture on another linux machine remotely.

Posted on 2006-06-14
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I have added:  "xhost +xxx.xx.xxx.xx > /dev/null" into the .bashrc of the machine I want to display the picture.  Where xxx.xx.xxx.xx is the Ip address of the machine with the picture.  

If I'm on the machine with the picture, how would I display this picture remotely on the machine with the modified .bashrc.

I have done it before but I can't remember how.
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Question by:cameron_schuler
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--------------------- display.sh ----------
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DISPLAY=yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy:0
export DISPLAY
xv /tmp/mypicture.png
--------------------- END ----------------

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or better:
  xv -display yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy:0  /tmp/mypicture.png
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by:cameron_schuler
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I get the following error:  xv: Can't open display

Does xv have to be installed on the machine that I want the picture displayed or just on the machine I am executing the command?  If xv has to be installed is there an alternative?

Is putting the "xhost +xxx.xx.xxx.xx > /dev/null" in the .bashrc file of the user logged in enough to get this to work?
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Sorry I got it to work on another machine so please ignore last comment.
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