From: christopher (barry_at_chemistry.ucsc.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 27 2007 - 10:52:51 CST

This sounds like an xhost problem. You need to set the xhost before
connecting and set the display after ssh'ing... Something like:

xhost +
ssh <servername>
setenv DISPLAY <clientname>:0.0
vmd

Ay■e Ízlem Sezerman wrote:
> Dear VMD users,
>
> We cannot run VMD from a remote server. We have checked that the
> installation in that remote computer is succesfully established. But
> when we try to connect that remote host from a local computer via ssh
> and try to run vmd we face an error message as follows "Cannot open
> display: " . We have also checked than Open GL libraries are installed
> to that remote. Have anyone faced a problem like this ?
>
> Thanks
>
> Ozlem
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