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Re: dpkg-GTK problem

On Thu, 2002-04-04 at 21:34, Siggi Langauf wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Apr 2002, jonas bandi wrote:
> [...]
> > titan:~# dpkg-reconfigure dpkg
> > 
> > Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
> > debconf: unable to initialize frontend: Gnome
> > debconf: (DISPLAY problem?)
> > debconf: falling back to frontend: Dialog
> > titan:~#
> > 
> > What could be the cause of that?
> Looks like you're running on a text console or have lost your $DISPLAY
> variable somehow, although you have told debconf to use the GNOME frontend
> (which obviously requires X)...

It's falling back to dialog though. Nothing happens because dpkg doesn't
have a debconf interface. :) gkdebconf provides a nice list of packages
having one.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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