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Old 06-29-2015, 11:51 AM   #1
Hasan5599
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Red face command line failed


hey helping guys........need help



after update,upgrade, and distro upgrade my system has changed.....

now i can not do any thing by using command lines like as


root@Hasan5599:~# synaptic
No protocol specified

(synaptic:4375): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0
root@Hasan5599:~# geany
No protocol specified
Geany: cannot open display

root@Hasan5599:~# leafpad ~/.conkyrc
No protocol specified
leafpad: Cannot open display:
root@Hasan5599:~#






my terminal always showing me NO PROTOCOL SPECIFIED what is the wrong ???
how to solve this problem ??????
now i am using mx linux latest version
 
Old 06-29-2015, 12:27 PM   #2
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root has no graphical environment, so you cannot start any graphical app. Probably you logged in as regular user and executed sudo or something like that. I have no idea. Try to execute xhost + as normal user, before switching to root (although it is not really safe)
 
Old 06-29-2015, 03:18 PM   #3
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