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Secure Global Desktop X Applications Launched Via SSH Result In "DISPLAY Variable Not Set" Error (Doc ID 1423863.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Global Desktop - Version 4.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Launches of Secure Global Desktop (SGD) X applications configured to use SSH fail.  Examining the launch diagnostics log files indicate that the DISPLAY environment variable was not set.

Messages similar to this can be seen in the launch diagnostics log file:


Script xxxxx exited with code 76 and signal 0
Standard error of script process:

$ if [ -z $DISPLAY ]; then echo "Not set"; else echo "available"; fi
Not set

Session failed: The DISPLAY variable is not set
Session failed: The DISPLAY variable is not set

NOTE: To enable Launch Debug, to view the launch diagnostic log files, please follow the steps in the Document listed in the References section.


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