can not display X on my macbook pro

Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia jeremyhu at
Thu Aug 29 08:03:15 PDT 2013

On Aug 28, 2013, at 15:16, Xianghui Xue <xianghuixue at> wrote:

> Hi all,
>      My laptop is MAC OS 10.8 and I have installed XQuartz.  It works well when I display something in the terminal. 
>      But when I ssh to linux server (i.e., ssh -Y or ssh -X ),  and  execute "xclock" or "gv" commands, the X window can not be displayed. The information shows that :
>          [user at node00~] connect /tmp/.X11-unix/X0: No such file or directory
>          [user at node00~] X connection to localhost:11.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
>     I have modified the .ssh/config file to set  "ForwardAgent yes" and "ForwardX11 yes".  
>     echo $DISPLAY on my laptop shows: 
>          US at Here_$ echo $DISPLAY
>          :0.0
> ...
>     How can I fix this problem?

It looks like you're explicitly setting $DISPLAY ... please fix that first:

The x11-userss at list should be a better resource for you than the general xorg mailing list.
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