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Re: running xconfig

Are you su'ing to root to do the kernel build?

If so, make sure you're allowing local connections to your X server.
This should work:

$ xhost +local:

Then su and make sure your DISPLAY environment variable is set to

Brendon writes:
 > when opening an xterminal in kde2 and attempting to run make xconfig in 
 > /usr/src/kernel-source-x.y.z/ i get the following error:
 > Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
 > Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
 > Application initialization failed: couldn't connect to display ":0"
 > i've received the same error when trying to run apps that use x by issuing 
 > the command using an xterminal.
 > Another oddity: i only have one getty terminal (only one is running).
 > Anyone have any clue?
 > William Leese
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