RE: FLair on a remote machine

From: Vasilis Vlachoudis <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 08:58:15 +0200

Hi Sunil,

run flair with the option "-X" (capital) to disable the use of xterm. Then probably you will see the error message on what is missing.

flair -X


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From: Sunil C []
Sent: 09 July 2012 13:58
To: Vasilis Vlachoudis
Cc: fluka-discuss
Subject: FLair on a remote machine

Dear Vasilis

I am trying to run flair on a server with the display forwarded to my local client machine.
While running flair from the terminal of the client, a screen appears for a moment before vanishing. The terminal goes back to the

The client is running putty usinfg ssh, under CERN scientific linux and connects to the server through a proxy.

The putty is configured with X11 forwarding and the option"local ports accept connections from other hosts" in

The xclock runs well on the client.

What do you think could be the reason?

Thanks a lot for your time and effort.

Best Regards

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