Re: cannot open display: localhost:0.0
- Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:36:55 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: cannot open display: localhost:0.0
On Sunday 23 September 2018 09:20:34 Étienne Mollier wrote:
> 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.
> Kind Regards,
I did the xhost +LOCAL:
but I am still locked out of using synaptic-pkexec as the UID=1000
=======paste from local konsole, logged in as gene on rock64========
==== AUTHENTICATING FOR com.ubuntu.pkexec.synaptic ===
Authentication is required to run the Synaptic Package Manager
Authenticating as: Gene Heskett,na,na,unlisted,genuine old fart (gene)
polkit-agent-helper-1: error response to PolicyKit daemon:
GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: No session for
==== AUTHENTICATION FAILED ===
Error executing command as another user: Not authorized
Why the heck is it looking for a session cookie? I doubt if its talking
about the container of chocolate chunk cookies I have at hand here. :)
Thanks for any enlightenment.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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