Ubuntu X11, cannot open display

We're running Ubuntu 10.4 on our server. When I ssh there, I can open xclock and emacs and the GUI appears on my desktop.But when I try to open evince, I get the following error:$ evince X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication.Cannot parse arguments: Cannot open display:$ echo $DISPL ...

Ubuntu Xming + putty = cannot open display: :0

I installed Xming on my Windows PC. Xming.exe :0 -clipboard -multiwindowPuttyEnable X11 forwarding - checkedX display location - localhost:0Connect to Ubuntu via putty - root@Ubuntu-804-hardy-LTS-32-minimal:~# export DISPLAY=:0root@Ubuntu-804-hardy-LTS-32-minimal:~# firefoxError: cannot open display ...

Ubuntu trying to use X11 and ssh (cannot open display)

So I am working on getting my ssh up and running. I have a server box at home with ubuntu desktop 9.04 running, and I am accessing it via ssh on a remote computer with vista.I'm trying to get X11 up and running, and I get the following messages when logged into my ubuntu machine...named server.nate@ ...

Ubuntu gtk warning cannot open display

I just installed recommended driver for nvidia graphics card. On restart, after login, screen goes blank and monitor gives message "frequency out of range". I understand I need to change ther horizsync and vertrefresh but on entering command "gksudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf" Iget ...

Ubuntu No protocol specified cannot open display:

Im just simply wanting to install some drivers for my radeon 9200 using this guide " http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Hardy_Installation_Guide " but when i get the the part where i need to edit xorg.conf file ill get thissudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.confNo protocol specifiedcannot open ...

Ubuntu Gnome won't start. gnome-session error: "WARNING" cannot open display"

I tried posting this in the Absolute Beginner forums, with no luck, so I thought I'd try here.I'm having difficulties starting Ubuntu Intrepid on my Dell XPS M1210 laptop. Everything goes normally until it comes time for Gnome to start. Instead of a Gnome login screen, I just get a text login prompt ...

Ubuntu gedit: cannot open display: (null)

I'm sorta new to ubuntu and linux so sorry if this a stupid question.When I first installed (yesterday), I was able to do stuff at the command line like "sudo gedit filename" but now whenever I type it in, all I get issudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.confcannot open display: (null)Run 'gedit --hel ...

Ubuntu Cannot Open Display!!!??

I've just finished installing Ubuntu on VMware workstation, the installation went fine but when i log in it doesn't start the gui mode because of some problems with the xorg.conf, so, in command line mode i try to edit the xorg.conf file to see what's wrong but when i type sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.c ...

Cannot Open Display

When trying to edit files the files won't open.1) Gnome Terminal .... sudo -i 2) Terminal prompt changes to Hostname: ~ #3) pwd and confirm being in ROOT. 4) gedit /etc/resolv.conf5) Message: (gedit:3200): GTK-Warning **: Cannot open display:Can somebody help me with this problem. ...

tHE PAgE cANNoT Be dIsPlAy on internet Explorer

I have Windows xp, macfee, and a dsl provider, and i worked fine FOR SEVERAL MONTHS, but for almost two months i always receive the message The page cannot be display. I talked with the support of the internet provider and we made several conections and procedures but nothing worked, finally they sa ...

MySQL Gtk-Warning **: cannot open display

I am trying to run MySQL-Admin on a Ubuntu 7.04 server. I think I have successfully installed the package, but when I try to run mysql-admin, I get (mysql-admin:10441): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: I have tried running mysql-admin as both the only user on the system, root, and sudo. Thank yo ...

Failing to load the gnome session, GTK warning: cannot open display

I am using SLES 10 SP3(x86_64).I was trying to install gtk/wxwidget through yast.After that i rebooted my system, now system is failing to load in GUI mode.If i can give the log of last few lines are as follows"Starting CRON daemon doneMaster Resource Control: runlevel 5 has been reachedskipped ...

Gtk Warning : cannot open display

I am accessing a remote server using telnet.But i am not able to use gui applications.whenever i give "gedit" command it gives me error as:"Gtk Warning *** cannot open display"xhost + also gives error: unable to open display localhostIP:0.0echo $DISPLAY is showing the IP of local ...

Ubuntu "Error: Cannot open display ':0'" - how do I specify a display?

I'm on Ubuntu 9.04, and trying to use nvidia-settings from the command line to monitor the temperature of the graphics card:nvidia-settings -c :0 -q GPUCoreTempAttribute 'GPUCoreTemp' (jf-server:0.0): 54.'GPUCoreTemp' is an integer attribute....This works when I run it myself.But when I try to run i ...

Ubuntu Gnome won't start. gnome-session error: "WARNING" cannot open display"

I'm having difficulties starting Ubuntu Intrepid on my Dell XPS M1210 laptop. Everything goes normally until it comes time for Gnome to start. Instead of a Gnome login screen, I just get a text login prompt on tt1. If I press Ctrl-Alt-F7, it just displays a black screen. When I try to start gnome-se ...

Ubuntu Gedit:7192): Gtk-WARNING **: Cannot open display

When I booted I would just go into the command prompt instead of gnome, I would say that there was no resume image and I found the solution on the forums. However the instructions were to add the Busid of each of my graphics cards by running lspci and then editing xorg.conf and adding in the Busid.I ...

Ubuntu cannot open display ssh

i'm trying to use a remote desktop through ssh but every time i try to use gedit the terminal tells megedit Ucannot open display: Run 'gedit --help' to see a full list of available command line options.how can i fix this problem? ...

Ubuntu 10.10 Won't Boot. Recovery Mode "cannot open display"

So I was tweaking around with stuff and was trying to disable app armor like I had successfully done on another machine.Upon reboot it would hang.I booted into recovery mood and reinstalled apparmor via the CLI.It rebooted to login but it was asking for my password (previous set to auto login) and e ...

Ubuntu gksudo nautilus: cannot open display error

I type in "gksudo nautilus" and get the following back:No protocol specified(gksudo:5142): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0Any ideas? ...

Ubuntu gtk-warning cannot open display: 0.0

I've tried searching the forums for a solution to my issue. I've found several different posts with the same problem. Even ones that managed to find a solution. Unfortunatly, I'm a beginer in Linux and didn't understand the solutions suggested. I was hoping for more detailed help.I've installed the ...

Ubuntu Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display

I keep getting this error on a new install:Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open displayAny ideas how to get past this? ...

Ubuntu Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0

When I become root and try to run gedit, I get the error:No protocol specified(gedit:2198): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0This does not happen from my user profile....xhost + actually solves the issue....so I guess I just need to add the host root to the list of hosts allowed to access th ...

Ubuntu (gedit:3463): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

Title = problem on my machine.I went to http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-166863.html and rooted around there. I did the xauth adding part.Didn't seem to work!I then went to http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/gtk-warning-cannot-open-display-182090/I tried to add users usi ...

Ubuntu 'Cannot Open Display' Error

- I am attempting to edit my xorg.conf.new that I had to generate to try to fix some screen resolution issues. Whenever I try however I get a 'Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:' error. Any ideas how I can get around this? I am running 9.10. ...

Ubuntu Trying to install FreeNX on 9.04, Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

I'm trying to follow this tutorial (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeNX#Installing%20the%20FreeNX%20server%20on%20o lder%20Ubuntu%20Versions) on installing FreeNX Server on my Ubuntu Server 9.04 64-Bit. I am following the part where it says "Installation for older Ubuntu versions" bec ...

Ubuntu "E233: cannot open display" when starting gvim on root shell

"sudo gvim" is ok on a non-root shell.$ sudo gvim /etc/fstab[sudo] password for ts:However, "E233: cannot open display" error appears when starting gvim on ubuntu 8.04 root shell.# DISPLAY=localhost:0.0# xclockError: Can't open display: localhost:0.0# gvim /etc/fstabE233: cannot ...

Ubuntu gedit error "Gtk-WARNING ***: cannot open display:

Hello! Was playing with gedit in a terminal session. Went to Ctrl-Alt-F1 and logged in as me (not su). Typed gedit test.txt and somehow there was an ' added after the .txt through a slip of the finger. Now test.txt was an empty file I had created with "touch". What I saw was a single > ...

Ubuntu Cannot Open Display

This is driving me nuts!!Get 'cannot open display' for EVERYTHING when I'm using a hotel WiFi connection. If I disable the network I can launch a program, I can browse, use Pidgin etc., but can't launch a single thing.This isn't a problem when I'm at home on either a wired or wireless network. Using ...

Ubuntu GParted:Gtk-cannot open display

I am getting the same error from Gparted, whether using the LiveCD or the System Rescue CD...Gtk - Warning **: cannot open displayAnyone care to chime in on this one? This passed ridiculous a couple of days ago and is headed off into Twilight Zone turf.Trying to get the sound card to work, somewhere ...

Ubuntu Cannot reconfigure xserver-xorg, cannot open display.

Hi, I've installed ubuntu but when it loads I get a black screen. The most common solution to a problem is to use the following command sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorgHowever when I do it, after I configure the keyboard layout the thing spits out this error message without even letting me to chan ...

Ubuntu cannot open display driver

I use Ubuntu 8.04 as a guest OS through Sun's VirtualBox with Windows Vista Business as host OS. I tried to alter the max resolution through adding the virtualbox additions and installing the .run driver found on the site of ati. Then I tried with the virtualbox manager. Why do I tell all of this, i ...

Ubuntu Error: cannot open display: 0: When opening any GTK application from the Terminal

Hello, for awhile I have had this issue with the command line and every time I try to complete any command that requires GTK graphics, It always returns the error "Error: cannot open display: 0:" The "EXPORT display" command that I normally use to fix this issue is not working. T ...

Ubuntu "Cannot open display" error with su

Something I found after searching for a while, and figured it would be useful to someone in future.If you are trying to switch your current user from the terminal using su -, you may encounter errors like:"E233: cannot open display""No protocol specified""Cannot open display ...

Ubuntu Cannot open display

Using Intrepid, every time I connect to a hotel WiFi hotspot I cannot launch any programs and am presented with the message 'Cannot open display' if I try to run from terminal. The only way for me to launch anything is to disable the wireless network, start the program, then re-enable the network. T ...

Ubuntu Live CD Works great--install cannot detect display properly

If I run live cd directly on my machine it detects my viewsonic monitor and proper resolution fine. As soon as I attempt to install in a vm using virtualbox, it cannot detect display and will only run 800x600 max...Any ideas how to increase screen resolution? ...

Ubuntu "cannot open display" from /etc/acpi/ script

I want to modify /etc/acpi/video_brightnessdown.sh to call xbacklightI have usedxbacklight -display 0:0 -set 50 but in /var/log/acpid I see an error messageNo protocol specified. Cannot open display "0:0"I know the syntax is correct. Why can acpid not run this? ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 cannot open display

everyone, first of all applogies, I'm a complete noob when it comes to linux andf therefore ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu server 9.10 and trying to work my way throught the terminal commands.I have installed lamp-server and phpmyadmin, also gedit and gedit-plugins. However whenever I run this comm ...

Ubuntu Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display

Hello, I've an Ubuntu 8.04 Jeos server.I try to get running "Jchav". http://jchav.blogspot.com/But, jchav give me this error:(.:4074): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: I think because a server haven't a "gui", but I try to install xorg and some libgtk, but nothing, the error ...

Ubuntu (gedit:8292): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

I´m new is this world of UNIX-UBUNTU SERVER, and i trying to install the MAGENTO ICOMMERCE so when i executed the following command:sudo gedit /etc/apache2/sites-available/defaultthis is the error that i received(gedit:8292): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:Pls i really apreciate if somebody ca ...

Ubuntu X Forwarding over ssh "cannot open display: "

If you get this error when usingrich@blackbox:~$ ssh -X 1.161rich@1.161's password: Linux storage2 2.6.24-19-generic #1 SMP Wed Aug 20 17:53:40 UTC 2008 x86_64The programs included with the Ubuntu system are free software;the exact distribution terms for each program are described in theindividual f ...

Ubuntu gtk-warning cannot open display

I have had this problem before and cannot figure out what I did to fix it. I'm ssh'ing into my server at home using "ssh -X ***@***". When I go to run firefox I get the warning, "(firefox-bin:4641): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display". I'm running Gutsy on the server. Any links ...

Ubuntu installed gproftp, now says "gtk-warning: cannot open display"

noob here, how do i start gproftp? I get this warning: (gproftp:6346): Gtk-warning **: cannot open display: ...

Ubuntu "cannot open display:" error when opening app from terminal

When I try to do for example:sudo gedit vsftpd.conforsudo mousepad vsfrpd.confor with all text editorors with GUI that I have tried I get:(mousepad:7333): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: leafpad: cannot open display: gedit: cannot open display:Does anyone know how to fix it? ...

Ubuntu (gksudo:14466): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

I am using Ultimate Ubuntu Gamers Edition. When I double click on the Ubuntu Upgrade icon on my desktop a terminal window opens up and closes really fast. I went to the properties of the icon and excecute the command line and I receive the following error message:(gksudo:14466): Gtk-WARNING **: cann ...

Ubuntu Firestarter:7564 cannot open display

I am getting a Gtk-Warning when trying to run Firestarter - cannot open displayRunning on Dapper Drake server ...

Ubuntu cannot open display

Im an absolutly week old newb to the linux operating system but need a little help on some thing in stuck on.i have a lan setup with 3 windows xp and 1 linux ubuntu 2.6.20-15-server started ssh server on linux and a client on xp i can acess linux remotely using SSH Secure Shell Client (showing up as ...

Ubuntu Terminal programs refuse to run (cannot open display)

On my second day of discoveries with Ubuntu, I've managed to get the gnome-terminal refusing to run. It just loads for a bit and then vanishes. Same thing happens with another terminal I found from supported Ubuntu applications (terminal emulator? or whatever it was). Then I went Ctrl-Alt-F1 and tri ...

Ubuntu Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

Get "Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:" when trying to open an application from the terminal as the root user. I can open applications from the terminal as a normal user but not as root. ...

Ubuntu Gtk-WARNING**: Cannot open display

How do I fix this?I'm receiving a message in /var/mail/mark (my first name) that says:(gnome-clipboard-daemon: 77xx [where xx is variable, I have about 50 of these messages in the mail-box]: Gtk-WARNING **:Cannot Open Display.This is the message in the mail-box (this is NOT email--it's from the syst ...

Ubuntu Cannot open display error in CLI

My Ubuntu desktop has finally kicked into a satisfying order, but as of yet, I am still unable to enter the desktop as the root/superuser.When I run the command "gksudo nautilus" from the CLI, I get the error, "cannot open display." I had to edit the fstab to mount my windows dis ...