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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Printtool will not open, citing display problem

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  • uteck
    Root does not have permission to use your X session. You can give it temporary permission with; xhost + actually that will allow anyone to use your xession.
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 17, 2005
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      Root does not have permission to use your X session. You can give it
      temporary permission with;
      xhost +
      actually that will allow anyone to use your xession. I think 'xhost +
      localhost' might work also.

      On 11/17/05, Carter Brey <cbrey@...> wrote:
      > Hello,
      >
      > I've always used printtol under X to install and configure printers.
      > Under FC4 running on a Latitude D600 I now get the following:
      >
      > [cbrey@BettyBoop ~]$ sudo printtool
      > Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
      > Xlib: No protocol specified
      >
      > ImportError: could not import gtk
      > Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
      > Xlib: No protocol specified
      >
      > Traceback (most recent call last):
      > File "/usr/sbin/printtool", line 7, in ?
      > import queueTree
      > File "/usr/share/printconf/util/queueTree.py", line 71, in ?
      > import gtk
      > File
      > "/usr/src/build/535819-i386/install/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py",
      > line 37, in ?
      > RuntimeError: could not open display
      >
      > I admit I'm perplexed by this message, especially since it used to work
      > just fine. Any help would be appreciated.
      >
      > CB
      >
      >
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