No display from a remote computer

Jacques B. Siboni jacsib at
Thu Oct 8 14:39:36 UTC 2020

Dear colleagues

I'm running LyX on a Debian machine, it is running fine.

I try to run it through a remote display on another Ubuntu computer.
I use putty to connect; xterm and other xwindow applications run fine. (gimp for

The DISPLAY variable is set to localhost:11.0 which Xwindow apps appreciate 

When I run lyx I can see it is running on the processes list but there is no
display. It just stays like that.

Is there a hidden option or what?

Does it ring a bell?

Thanks for your help


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