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Re: [SLE] 9.1 and lack of Gnome
  • From: Chris Cameron <chris@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 14:48:03 -0600
  • Message-id: <200405261448.03423.chris@xxxxxxxxx>
Are you running X while you're doing this?

Try echo $DISPLAY, but I doubt it matters what that is set to.


Chris

On May 26, 2004 02:44 pm, Brooks wrote:
> Tried installing XD2 and it won't go. Here's what I get:
>
> brooks@84:~> xhost +localhost
> localhost being added to access control list
> brooks@84:~> su
> Password:
> 84:/home/brooks # wget -q -O - http://go.ximian.com |sh
> ==> Autodetecting system type...
> ==> Checking $DISPLAY and X permissions...
>
> The Ximian Desktop Installer is a graphical application, and
> either you have no DISPLAY variable set or the root user does not
> have permission to access your X server. Run 'xhost +localhost'
> before becoming root, and make sure that the DISPLAY variable is
> set correctly before running the go-ximian script.
>
> Cleaning up temporary files... done.
>
>
> As you can see, I get this message AFTER I run the 'xhost +localhost'
> command that it suggests. I have no idea how to check whether I have a
> DISPLAY variable set.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Jack

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