Re: cannot open dislpay: debian:0.0
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karsten M. Self" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2003 9:03 PM
Subject: Re: cannot open dislpay: debian:0.0
> on Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 11:35:02PM -0800, Kevin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> > Please can you help with this error?
> > Below is the log, env and .bashrc
> > DISPLAY=debian:0.0;export DISPLAY
> > root@debian:/root # env
> > PWD=/root
> > PAGER=more
> > PS1=root@debian:$PWD #
> > USER=root
> > MAIL=/var/mail/root
> > EDITOR=vi
> > SSH_CLIENT=10.100.4.117 2842 22
> > DISPLAY=debian:0.0
> > LOGNAME=root
> > SHLVL=1
> > SHELL=/bin/bash
> > HOME=/root
> > TERM=xterm
> > 11
> > SSH_TTY=/dev/pts/0
> > _=/usr/bin/env
> > This is a pre-release version of XFree86, and is not supported in any
> > way. Bugs may be reported to XFree86@XFree86.Org and patches submitted
> > to fixes@XFree86.Org. Before reporting bugs in pre-release versions,
> > please check the latest version in the XFree86 CVS repository
> > (http://www.XFree86.Org/cvs)
> > XFree86 Version 184.108.40.206 / X Window System
> > (protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6510)
> More useful information:
> - What command are you running?
> - What is the *exact* error message?
> - How is your root session executing?
> - Are you local or remote on this box?
> If you are logged in as a nonprivileged user, are 'su'd or 'sudo'd to
> root, and are attempting to run an X client, try specifying the local
> display *and* merging xauth records, as root:
> # export DISPLAY=<local display>
> # xauth merge ~/<nonprivileged user>/.Xauthority
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cannot open display: debian:0.0