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Old 07-21-2006, 08:33 AM   #1
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(x)emacs doesn't start


Hello,

with the following message:

Code:
localhost:/home/user# emacs
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

emacs: Cannot connect to X server :0.0
Since the system is freshly installed, I think one of configuration features is missing. Which one ?

Thank you.

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Old 07-21-2006, 09:10 AM   #2
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Do you have running X at the moment?
 
Old 07-21-2006, 09:21 AM   #3
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I'm in GNOME when I do it
 
Old 07-21-2006, 10:06 AM   #4
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Just in case: you do it on local machine from a terminal started from gnome?
And $DISPLAY is ":0.0" . Try ":0" , by the way.. And 'xhost +' doesn't help.
 
Old 07-21-2006, 10:14 AM   #5
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yes, i open terminal in gnome and run emacs or xemacs in it

i will check if i have $DISPLAY variable. after installation what i did was aptitude several packages and none configuration at all.

thank you

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Old 07-21-2006, 10:20 AM   #6
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I also have had this problem and it seems "xhost local:" works. Not sure if this is the best solution, though.
 
Old 07-21-2006, 10:31 AM   #7
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Shell variables are case-sensitive..
 
Old 07-21-2006, 10:42 AM   #8
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Shell variables are case-sensitive..
i know
 
Old 07-21-2006, 12:30 PM   #9
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Good. I just remembered a thread where somebody - being asked about $PATH - said that $path is empty.. And, by the way, maybe someone will find the thread without the knowledge about case.
 
  


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