[mythtv-users] rpms for Mandrake

skeeterskip skeeterskip at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 5 19:43:57 UTC 2003

[root at freevo bin]# mythtv
mythtv: cannot connect to X server
[root at freevo bin]#
[root at freevo bin]# mythfrontend
mythfrontend: cannot connect to X server
[root at freevo bin]#

This is while logged in as root while in KDE. 

--- Ray Olszewski <ray at comarre.com> wrote:
> At 09:42 AM 3/5/2003 -0800, skeeterskip wrote:
> >It doesn't matter if I am looged in as root or not,
> I
> >still get the same "cannot connect to X server."
> Could you explain your difficulty in a bit more
> detail? Specifically ...
> Under what userid are you running X?
> When you say "but when I type mythtv,  it says
> cannot connect to X server", 
> where are you "typing" mythtv (it should be in an
> xterm in the X server, 
> with the same userid that the X server is running
> under)?
> Does typing "mythfrontend" in a suitable xterm give
> you a better result?
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