Bug 825431 - Cannot open display
Cannot open display
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-05-26 04:49 EDT by Robin Green
Modified: 2012-05-30 15:40 EDT (History)
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Description Robin Green 2012-05-26 04:49:22 EDT
Description of problem:
preupgrade can't start because it can't open the display

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start a KDE session
2. Run konsole
3. In konsole, run preupgrade
Actual results:
Authentication dialog appears asking for my root password.

Then, in konsole

No protocol specified
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/preupgrade/preupgrade-gtk.py", line 53, in <module>
    import gtk
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 64, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 52, in _init
RuntimeError: could not open display

Expected results:

Additional info:
xterm can start from the same konsole, so there isn't a problem with the DISPLAY variable, which is set to:
Comment 1 Robin Green 2012-05-30 15:40:35 EDT
I can't reproduce this now.

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