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Old 07-07-2004, 08:54 PM   #1
Metal-Lord
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Firefox & Thunderbird ERROR , help


this is the message when I try to run Thundebird and/or Mozilla FireFox

./thunderbird
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

(thunderbird-bin:32502): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:



what's missing on my Slack 10?????
 
Old 07-07-2004, 08:57 PM   #2
gbonvehi
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Are u running it as another user in a xterm? (ie: you're root on your users's X server) are u running X?
I'm pretty sure you're trying to run it as root, start X with the user root, run it, then logout, login with your user, and enjoy
 
  


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