Re: networkmanager causes gnome to not be able to open any programs

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 9:56 AM, Xamindar <junkxamindar gmail com> wrote:
> I have been having this problem for a while now and it has seemed random.
> All of a sudden I can't open any more programs, nothing happens. If I try to
> open a program in a console I get something like:
> gedit
> No protocol specified
> Cannot open display:
> Run 'gedit --help' to see a full list of available command line options.
> I check the display variable and it looks fine. I finally narrowed it down
> to something with networkmanager. I will be fine until I switch networks in
> networkmanager. If networkmanager always stays on the same network I am
> fine, but if I dare change networks I am then forced to kill X and re-log
> back in to be able to open anything new.
> What is causing this? Has anyone else experienced it?

Unresolvable hostname perhaps?

Patryk Zawadzki

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