X2Go Bug report logs - #1144
X2GoClient connects but displays nothing

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Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: Willie Nel <wajnel@gmail.com>

Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 10:35:02 UTC

Severity: normal

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Subject: Bug#1144: [X2Go-Dev] X2GoClient connects but displays nothing
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From: Mihai Moldovan <ionic@ionic.de>
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On 03.02.2017 11:33 AM, Willie Nel wrote:
> When connecting to a remote X2go server from a Mac running MACOS Sierra the
> client opens the conneections, and either sometimes fails with a
> MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE -1 error, or goes through most of the hoops and finally
> having connected, just ends up with an empty session
> Here is the —debug log from my attempts

Uhoh... it's using the *compat* mode? That should only happen on 10.4. 10.5 and
higher normally have the DISPLAY variable set and launchd automatically handles
starting the X11 server via socket-access-detection. Obviously this code should
not be triggered at all on 10.12.

Are you positive XQuartz is installed? I hope you re-logged in after installing
XQuartz once?

If yes, can you please spawn a local shell and get the DISPLAY value via "echo


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