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

Dan Williams wrote:
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 10:38 -0400, Izzy Condie 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:

No protocol specified
Cannot open display:
Run 'gedit --help' to see a full list of available command line

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?
I found that the HOSTNAME variable was being reset to after networkmanager started up on my
distro.  I don't know where networkmanager was getting its information

What is the contents of /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf?

There is no such file on my system, all I have is a /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ directory. Is that the only location it could be?

It could well be that you either have an older snapshot, or your distro
hasn't configured it's system settings config correctly.
I am using version 0.6.6


from on my distro so I simply added a HOSTNAME=$YOURHOSTNAME to my
dhcpcd configuration file.  On my distro its in /etc/conf.d/dhcpcd

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