LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-19-2004, 03:50 PM   #1
prophet621
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Posts: 130

Rep: Reputation: 15
synaptic error in Suse 9.1


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

This is the error message I get when I try to start synaptic. I installed apt fine and tried to install synaptic by apt-get install synaptic and it dl'd some packages and wouldn't work so I dl'd the rpm and installed it through Yast.

Apt seems to work fine, it updates without a problem but I need synaptic, I don't know all of the 800 character linux names of software, I also like the descriptions.
 
Old 06-19-2004, 05:38 PM   #2
bruno buys
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Rio
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 1,509

Rep: Reputation: 46
This means that, as root, you cannot use the normal users screen. This would fix:
as normal user do:
xhost + localhost

as root do:
export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0

You can su and run root commands in the console, when logged as normal user. But if you try to run a root GUI, you receive that warning.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Synaptic Emacs21 Error. Need Help!!! :-( kimothy Linux - General 1 09-18-2005 02:39 PM
Synaptic gives error when installing acidblue Fedora 3 07-29-2004 01:28 AM
Synaptic Error electragician Fedora 1 07-27-2004 04:52 AM
Synaptic error: "sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)" firefly2442 Linux - Software 3 02-04-2004 06:41 PM
synaptic error code gbj Linux - Software 1 09-18-2003 01:20 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:21 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration