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Old 10-08-2010, 06:37 AM   #1
Mr. Alex
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Question Gedit uses something that works bad in root...


What is it gedit uses additional that causes so many problems in root account? When run
Code:
# gedit /some/file
it either doesn't open file at all or opens it with lots of errors...
 
Old 10-08-2010, 06:40 AM   #2
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you fancy telling us what these errors are?? most likely it's X server display issues as I hope you're not running X as root. if so, "xhost +localhost" will allow roots X apps to display on your normal X server. This is nothing whatsoever to do with gedit though.
 
Old 10-08-2010, 06:41 AM   #3
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Try, as normal user:
Code:
gksu gedit /some/file
 
Old 10-09-2010, 01:59 PM   #4
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The error is:
Code:
# gedit /etc/inittab 

(gedit:3940): EggSMClient-WARNING **: Failed to connect to the session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported

**
GLib-GIO:ERROR:gdbusconnection.c:2270:initable_init: assertion failed: (connection->initialization_error == NULL)
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Try, as normal user:
Code:

gksu gedit /some/file
It works but I wonder why it doesn't in root...
 
  


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