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June 19, 2007

Unfreezing Remote-connecting X Apps

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Merck @ 12:22 pm

Apparently when some X applications are launched remotely via qrsh and connect back to the host’s X server their gui freezes up. This happened with da_ic on Red Hat. However, xterm never seemed to freeze for some reason. The fix is to use xterm to launch the desired application:

Instead of:

da_ic

write

xterm -e da_ic

in your script.

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