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Old 04-15-2009, 11:29 PM   #1
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X is unable to open display!! URGENT!!!+


PLEASE HELP! I am unable to use any of the x commands (i.e. xman, xmag, xmodmap)!! Any x commands I try return "Can't open display" or "Unable to open display". Please help me!! I have no idea what is wrong! I'm afraid to reboot in case I can't startx!!
 
Old 04-16-2009, 12:00 AM   #2
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It's only when I'm logged in as a user, it works fine if I'm logged in as root! Any ideas, pleeeeease?
 
  


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