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FAQ: X Server Testing and Troubleshooting (Doc ID 153960.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.5.0 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 8.1.5 to 11.1]
Oracle Universal Installer - Version 1.6.0.9 to 11.1.0.7
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 8.1.5.0 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 8.1.5 to 11.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-May-2012***

Purpose

Use this document to test your X Servers ability to display X programs and troubleshoot problems displaying the OUI, dbassist ,netasst ,dbca and dbua

Scope

The intention of this article is not to troubleshoot vendor specific problems with X Servers. You need to contact your X Server vendor if the X Server is configured properly and products do not display correctly. Examples would be:

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 X Server testing
 ERRORS OCCURRING WHEN RUNNING XCLOCK
    A. Error: Can't open display:
    B. Error: Can't open display: <hostname or ip address>
    C. Error: Can't open display: <hostname or ip address>:0.0
    D. _X11TransSocketINETConnect: Can't connect: errno = 111
    E. Xlib: connection to "<hostname or ip address>:0.0" refused by server
    F. Nothing is displayed and the prompt does not returned
 OTHER COMMON ORACLE JAVA PRODUCT ERRORS
     G.  DISPLAY not set. Please set the DISPLAY and try again.
    H. java.lang.InternalError: Can't connect to X11 window server using
    I. java.lang.InternalError: Can't connect to X11 window server using
    J. Xlib: connection to "Xlib: connection to "<hostname or ip address>" refused by server
    K. Products appear to hang and do not display anything
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