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Re: [opensuse] Re: envvar DISPLAY not set on bash invocation fr/sshd
  • From: Anders Johansson <ajh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 21:23:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <1207077811.32063.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 11:22 -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
Arg! SuSE moved the location of 'xauth' out of
RPM "xorg-x11-libs" (v6.8), which one would expect to need if one
wanted to run X programs, ---> into
RPM "xorg-x11" (v7.2). The 'Fail'ing machine doesn't run an X-server. It
is only 'logged into' remotely and has no desktop, so it didn't have an
X server installed.

Sigh.... I guess I have to install the Xserver now, even though
it's on a machine that runs no server. Brilliant!

xorg-x11 neither contains nor requires the server to be installed. The
server is in xorg-x11-server


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