Bug 97148 - Ugly traceback starting redhat-config-users in virtual console
Ugly traceback starting redhat-config-users in virtual console
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-users (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-06-10 17:00 EDT by Peter van Egdom
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-14 12:15:12 EDT
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Description Peter van Egdom 2003-06-10 17:00:27 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030530

Description of problem:
When starting "redhat-config-users" in a virtual console - or a program like
Putty, where no X server is present, redhat-config-users generates an ugly

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start redhat-config-users in a Putty session or virtual console

Actual Results:  Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-users/redhat-config-users.py", line 26, in ?
    import mainWindow
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-users/mainWindow.py", line 24, in ?
    import gtk
line 43, in ?
RuntimeError: could not open display

Expected Results:
Unable to initialize graphical environment. Most likely cause of failure is that
the tool was not run using a graphical environment.
Please either start your graphical user interface or set your DISPLAY variable.
Caught exception: could not open display

Additional info:
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-07-14 12:15:12 EDT
Should be fixed in redhat-config-users-1.1.10-1 in Rawhide.

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