X problem

Tushar Teredesai linux_from_scratch at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 5 08:27:38 PDT 2004

Nguyen Anh Phu wrote:

> In X, after I su to other user, all GTK programs say “GTK warning: 
> Can’t open display”. How do I make those programs work in su environment.
Check out the optional patch for shadow at the patches project 
<http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches> to retain the display 
variable. You will also need to do a "xauth +localhost" as the user you 
are logged in as to allow other users to open a display.

Tushar Teredesai
  mailto:tushar at linuxfromscratch.org

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