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From: Andrey Vul <andrey.vul@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user <gentoo-user@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-user] X programs as root
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 18:50:30
Message-Id: AANLkTinBaqD3JSdRveng96=htC=P_NCbgX85O2fr6LLi@mail.gmail.com
When I launch X programs via sudo, I get the following:

$sudo gui-admin
No protocol specified
gui-admin: cannot connect to X server :0

( Assume gui-admin is an X program )

But (gk|kde)su(do)? works. This is somewhat confusing.


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Andrey "m05hbear" Vul

Replies

Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] X programs as root Volker Armin Hemmann <volkerarmin@××××××××××.com>
[gentoo-user] Re: X programs as root Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>
[gentoo-user] Re: X programs as root Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>