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Old 12-11-2013, 04:59 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by s.verma View Post
This problem also happens with me, when I am running KDE.
sudo somegtkapp
gives same error.
Read Slackware fan's comment (#2), only one instance of X.

Although this doesn't happen when
gksudo somegtkapp
kdesudo somegtkapp
I start GNOME or fluxbox/openbox/lxsession etc.
Use it that way if you must.

I do not understand why everybody wants to use GUI apps as root. What is your reason? If you must edit a file, the preferred way is to do it within an Xterm, using nano/ed/vi whatever.
Old 12-11-2013, 10:18 AM   #17
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sudo firestarter
is the command i use.
Old 12-11-2013, 04:57 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by s.verma View Post
sudo firestarter
is the command i use.
You freaking debian/ubuntu noobs, please stop posting in a NINE year old SLACKWARE forum thread. Resurrection of the dead does not work, it is a stinking corpse and your ignorant remarks do not do it any good. Just READ the advice which is given to you.

Old 12-12-2013, 11:36 AM   #19
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Lightbulb so noob

ok I solved my gtk thing, just didn't put the # before the proxy lines I wrote in /bash.bashrc... so noob... bye


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