Bug 1284222 - Application wont start on Gnome Wayland
Summary: Application wont start on Gnome Wayland
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Status: CLOSED EOL
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub-customizer
Version: 23
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Vasiliy Glazov
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On: 1274451
Blocks: WaylandRelated
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-11-22 04:06 UTC by Sam Bristow
Modified: 2017-10-10 01:03 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 16:10:03 UTC


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Description Sam Bristow 2015-11-22 04:06:02 UTC
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 08:15:26 UTC
Please try version 5.0.3
http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=748868

Comment 2 Olivier Fourdan 2016-03-30 08:55:10 UTC
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 08:58:22 UTC
Then we must wait when it will be allowed.

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