Bug 1284222 - Application wont start on Gnome Wayland
Application wont start on Gnome Wayland
Status: CLOSED EOL
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub-customizer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Vasiliy Glazov
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On: 1274451
Blocks: WaylandRelated
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Reported: 2015-11-21 23:06 EST by Sam Bristow
Modified: 2017-10-09 21:03 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 11:10:03 EST
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Description Sam Bristow 2015-11-21 23:06:02 EST
Description of problem:
grub-customizer doesn't start if the user is running Gnome Wayland


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
grub-customizer-4.0.6-5.fc23.x86_64

How reproducible:
Fails 100% of the time under Wayland, always starts on X11.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install `grub-customizer`
2. Run `grub-customizer` from the command line
3. Enter password in the dialog

Actual results:
"""
No protocol specified
Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused

(grub-customizer:3145): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0
"""
Expected results:
`grub-customizer` starts

Additional info:
Comment 1 Vasiliy Glazov 2016-03-25 04:15:26 EDT
Please try version 5.0.3
http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=748868
Comment 2 Olivier Fourdan 2016-03-30 04:55:10 EDT
The same issue still occurs with version 5.0.4-1.fc24 here.

I reckon this is the same issue as bug #1274451 or bug #1313098, basically, running X11 apps as root in Xwayland is not allowed.
Comment 3 Vasiliy Glazov 2016-03-30 04:58:22 EDT
Then we must wait when it will be allowed.
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