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Old 10-11-2004, 01:02 AM   #1
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Unhappy open file in root! 1 ERROR

Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

this is the error if i open 1 file on root, what is the problem? anyone knows?
Old 10-11-2004, 01:20 AM   #2
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just a guess, are you not using a gui? what kind of file are you trying to open?
Old 10-11-2004, 01:59 AM   #3
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The user has not allowed other users to connect to their desktop X display.

xhost + localhost


su - root
<enter password>
<enter command>

Old 10-11-2004, 02:33 AM   #4
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RolledOat's solution doesn't work on my system, but copying the user's .Xauthority to /root does the trick (you might not want to do this if root's .Xauthority is already set up for connecting to other systems - in that case, use 'cat ~user/.Xauthority >> /root/.Xauthority')
Old 10-11-2004, 09:27 AM   #5
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yes it's work
tks guy's


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