Bug 1256596 - [gnome-shell] GtkWarning: 'could not open display'
[gnome-shell] GtkWarning: 'could not open display'
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-08-25 01:53 EDT by Joachim Frieben
Modified: 2015-10-08 08:39 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: gnome-shell-3.18.0-1.fc23
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Last Closed: 2015-10-08 08:39:22 EDT
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Description Joachim Frieben 2015-08-25 01:53:41 EDT
Description of problem:
Launching system-config-users in a GNOME Wayland session fails. An error message is returned to the shell where the command was issued:

$ system-config-users
No protocol specified
system-config-users requires a currently running X server.
GtkWarning: 'could not open display'

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-shell-3.17.90-1.fc23.x86_64

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch system-config-users from a shell.

Actual results:
system-config-users can not open an application window.

Expected results:
system-config-users starts up as expected.

Additional info:
system-config-users works as expected in a normal GNOME session.

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