AMBER Archive (2006)

Subject: RE: AMBER: Problem with running xleap remotely

From: Ross Walker (
Date: Sat May 20 2006 - 14:37:35 CDT

> I connect to
> the server with tunneling on, however it gives me the following error:
> _X11TransSocketINETConnect: Can't get address for localhost
> Error: Can't open display: localhost:14.0
> I ran other programs (Matlab, Firefox, etc.) from the server
> to check the X11
> tunneling, and they run just fine. Any suggestions on how to
> fix this would be
> useful.

Where is the installation of Amber you are using on this machine?

I just installed Amber9 in my home directory on marchingmen and I can run
xleap over an ssh connection to marchingmen from SDSC fine. Check your
.cshrc file to see if it is doing anything strange with exporting displays

Also how are you connecting to this machine? With ssh I assume. And you are
using SSH tunnelling to export the display back to your machine? I.e. you
are NOT doing setenv DISPLAY=blah blah blah?

All the best

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