How to Start a X Client on Another Display

To start a X client on another system that has a running X server, use
the following commands:

* Use xhost on the server system to allow the client system use the
display. If the server's IP address is, enter the

$ xhost +

* On the client system, open a telnet connection to the server
* In the telnet session, start a xterm in the background with the
-display and -e options. For example, if the IP address of the
machine running the server is and the client program
name is named "clientapp," use the following command:

$ xterm -display -e clientapp &

[Pierre Dal Farra]

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