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Old 01-10-2003, 04:46 AM   #1
shusseina
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Thumbs down Problem installing software as root


I get the following message when attempting to install mozilla as root by running ./mozilla-installer

Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server

Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0

 
Old 01-10-2003, 04:53 AM   #2
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you'll need to open your x server to other sessions

xhost +localhost
 
Old 01-11-2003, 06:02 PM   #3
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you can also become root by typing
sux
instead of
su
which will automatically cover this for you.
 
  


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