"No X11 DISPLAY variable" - what does it mean?
"No X11 DISPLAY variable" is an error message that you might see when trying to run a Java program that uses the X Window System to display a graphical user interface (GUI). The X Window System is a client-server system that allows you to display GUI programs on a remote machine, and the DISPLAY variable specifies the display server to use.
The error message "No X11 DISPLAY variable" means that the DISPLAY variable is not set, which means that the program cannot find the display server to use. This can happen if the program is running on a machine that does not have the X Window System installed, or if the DISPLAY variable is not set correctly.
To fix this error, you need to make sure that the X Window System is installed and running on the machine, and that the DISPLAY variable is set correctly.
To set the DISPLAY variable, you can use the
export command in a terminal window:
This sets the DISPLAY variable to the default display server (
:0). You can also set the DISPLAY variable to a specific display server, such as
Keep in mind that you need to set the DISPLAY variable for each terminal window where you want to run a GUI program. You can also set the DISPLAY variable permanently by adding the
export command to your
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