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Secure Global Desktop Software: Troubleshooting "Cannot open Display" Launch Errors (Doc ID 1005239.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Global Desktop - Version 4.5 and later
All Platforms


On occasion, when launching X applications via Secure Global Desktop Software (SGD), the error:

     Cannot open Display

There are a number of reasons that these errors can occur. This document outlines most of the steps to identify and resolve this error.

Troubleshooting Steps

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