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Old 10-13-2008, 11:00 AM   #1
uanmi
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display problem


I'm logging in as user and then doing su - root to become root. At this point I can run gedit and it will display.

I then do su - user1 to do some work as this user and run gedit and it will not display

I'm connecting to a redhat enterprise server using nxclient.

I assume my problem is not doing something like xhost +machine

How would I find machine when using nxlcient please.

is there another way I can get around this?
regards, Mark
 
Old 10-13-2008, 12:11 PM   #2
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Shouldn't really reply because I've no idea. But it might be an idea to login as root immediately, i.e. not using su. Use the username 'root'.
 
Old 10-13-2008, 12:28 PM   #3
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I'm logging in as user and then doing su - root to become root. At this point I can run gedit and it will display.

I then do su - user1 to do some work as this user and run gedit and it will not display

I'm connecting to a redhat enterprise server using nxclient.

I assume my problem is not doing something like xhost +machine

How would I find machine when using nxlcient please.

is there another way I can get around this?
regards, Mark
Are you logging in at the console, or via a thin-client or X windows emulator?
 
  


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