Re: DEC's eXcursion and X

Nuno Grilo (
Wed, 6 Nov 1996 12:06:35 -0500 (GMT)

> This question is WAY off topic, and I apoligize, but this mailing list is my
> only available source of expert help. The prob is as follows: the school which

There are other lists. Try:

I wouldn't ask VMS specific questions, but eXcursions is not VMS specific.
You can also check out exceed (free X client).


> I attend (Lawrence Tech) uses a VAX cluster as the basis for its network. To
> allow graphical programs like emosaic to be used, we have eXcursion installed.
> (For those who may not know: eXcursion is a VMS based X server). I have linux
> installed on my home computer, and I have a ppp connection through michnet.
> What I am attempting to do is use eXcursion as the X server, and run clients
> off my home pc. I can telnet to, and start up an x client with no problem. What
> happens,,though, is that the xapp gets an error opening the display. If anyone
> can give any advice or just wants to shmooze :) please email me directly, as
> this is off topic.
> I thank you all in advance,
> Avi Shevin