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Re: Newbie wants Firefox and Tbird

Joel Peter William Pitt wrote:

> I am confused however, since I'm reasonably sure I haven't tinkered
> with my Xauthority files - ie they are the debian default - and yet
> synaptic has no problem running from su.
> -Joel
> westk[@westk03]:/home/westk> su -
> Password:
> westk03:~# synaptic
> (synaptic:11555): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

However, as Ron Johnson points out, "su -c synaptic" does work. Thanks,
Ron! Didn't know that trick.


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