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Old 12-05-2002, 09:55 PM   #1
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dropline root erros

just installed dropline gnome and now i have a problem with running programs as root that uses the displace when i've loged in as some one else

sd@cannedlawn:~/sane-backends-1.0.9$ su
sdt@cannedlawn:/home/sd/sane-backends-1.0.9# xsane
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

(xsane:7293): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0

once i've su i cant run any thing that uses the xwindows however once im back to a normal user its fine
Old 12-05-2002, 10:31 PM   #2
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run xhost +

then su root
Old 12-05-2002, 10:49 PM   #3
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Thanks mate


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