I've just installed Ubuntu 19.04 in a virtual machine. Trying to redirect all X output to a remote X server by putting the DISPLAY=someLANip:0.0 environment variable in /etc/environment. It works perfectly fine with Mint 19.1 but no luck with Ubuntu 19.04: it is sill rendering the desktop on the localhost. When I echo $DISPLAY, I get :0 and can't figure out what is overwriting it. Does anyone have any clues, please?


Putting the DISPLAY variable in ~/.profile did the trick but it wasn't worth for me anyway as the Ubuntu 19.04 graphics performance over remote X server turned out pretty terrible.

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