Re: cannot open display: localhost:0.0
- Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:20:34 +0200
- From: Étienne Mollier <etienne.mollier@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: cannot open display: localhost:0.0
On 9/23/18 5:06 PM, Grzesiek Sójka wrote:
> $ xhost +LOCAL: ; DISPLAY=localhost:0.0 xterm
> non-network local connections being added to access control list
> xterm: Xt error: Can't open display: localhost:0.0
Whoops, however the DISPLAY=localhost:0.0 was a typo of mine.
DISPLAY=:0.0 should have been used in that case. Sorry for the
That is not very useful when doing SSH indeed, but for launching
X applications under another user for instance, when using
“su -”, it is useful sometimes.
Étienne Mollier <etienne.mollier@xxxxxxxxxx>