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starting gnome in cygwin

I used
1) ssh -x root@centosserver
2) entered password
3) typed: gnome-session &

The return was Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display.
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rtod2
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
use -X option, not -x
All UNIX like systems are case sensitive
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rtod2Author Commented:
same error
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
I suppose that root can normally launch a X session on your machine, right?
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rtod2Author Commented:
yes
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
before issuing gnome-session, type

setenv DISPLAY youripaddress:0.0
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
(can you also post the contents of /etc/ssh/sshd_config?)
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