Re: Gtk-warning: cannot open display

did you try to open another term and logon as root (for example, or even try
it with your own login name) and then type this:
xhost +

then try to run your program. Is it still showing the same problem?

Best regards,
Jean-Christophe Berthon

----- Original Message -----
From: "Johan N-P" <johan_np post netlink se>
To: <gtk-list gnome org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 1:07 AM
Subject: Gtk-warning: cannot open display

> Hi all,
> I have a really weird problem. Until yesterday my gtk program worked
> fine, but suddenly it stopped working. Now it  just tells me
> "gtk-warning: cannot open display" when I try to run it.
> $DISPLAY is :0.0 as it should be. And yes, I'm running it as the user
> who started X.
> When I compile and run other gtk  programs they work fine, it's just my
> program that behaves like this. I stepped through it in gdb to see where
> it happens, and I found that it's always gtk_init that gives this error
> without any apparent reason (there is absolutely nothing wrong with argc
> and argv or the way I supply them).
> What could tbe the reason for this?
> Johan
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