Try it without the "sudo". When you use sudo, you are running as a  
different user and so your own user settings (ie, the DISPLAY) are  

Quoting "Samuel V. Green III" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

> I just finished a new install of GIMP version 2.2.14 via MacPorts.
> When I issue command : sudo gimp:  I get this error:
> GIMP could not initialize the graphical user interface.
> Make sure a proper setup for your display environment exists.
> In my .profile I do have the following added:
> export DISPLAY=:0.0
> Any ideas why gimp will not start up?

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