Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 202382
Yumex will not start with sudo
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:40 EST
Description of problem:
When one uses sudo to launch Yumex, an error message is given (attached).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run "sudo yumex"
Created attachment 134112 [details]
Output of "sudo yumex"
yumex uses consolehelper to get a dialog prompting for the root password.
So /usr/bin/yumex is just a link to /usr/bin/consolehelper. Like most of the
if you run a consolehelper appl with sudo, you will get the
Xlibb: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified
Just run 'yumex' and you will be asked for the root password.
if you want to use sudo to start yumex, you have to type.