On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Bill Roberts wrote:
When I'm logged on as a user, and I try to open gvim or firefox by su'ing or sudo'ing as root, I get the following error.
E233: cannot open display
This is an X security thing. Instead of launching Firefox from a su'd session, why not install sudo and run sudo firefox?
The other option is to look into xhosts and figure out how to set the magic key.
Christopher Fisk -- BOFH Excuse #184: loop found in loop in redundant loopback -- firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list