[BioC] Another tcltk problem

Kasper Daniel Hansen k.hansen at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Apr 13 21:25:43 CEST 2005

This seems to be a problem with tcltk. Can you run tcltk over ssh 
outside of R (not that I know how to do this)?

I guess this problem has nothing to do with R, but what do I know.

Anyway, this is clearly a tcltk problem. Contact the R-help list and 
possibly the maintainer of the tcltk package.


On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 02:48:23PM -0400, Vsevolod (Simon) Ilyushchenko wrote:
> Hi,
> Everything seems to be fine, but if I ssh into another machine and try 
> to say
> library(tcltk)
> R quits with this error message:
> X Error of failed request:  BadAtom (invalid Atom parameter)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  20 (X_GetProperty)
>   Atom id in failed request:  0x43d
>   Serial number of failed request:  11
>   Current serial number in output stream:  11
> This does not happen if I run R on my desktop or if I set DISPLAY to 
> mydesktop:0. Other X applications run normally over the SSH session.
> Simon
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Kasper Daniel Hansen, Research Assistant
Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen

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