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Re: Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

Niels Larsen wrote:
> I am using debian sarge.
> When I try to run: "sudo synaptic" I get the below warning.
> (synaptic:4338): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
> I have to my ~/.bash_profile file added following, according to advice from 
> some mailing list, but it does not help:
> if [[ -z $DISPLAY ]]; then
> 	export DISPLAY=:0.0
> fi
If sudo is properly set up, you should not need this if statement in
your .bash_profile.

So I guess my first question is how do you have your user set up in

Alternatively, you might want to use "sux" rather than "sudo".


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