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Re: [trinity-users] synaptic won't run

From: Patrick Kelly <Patrick@...>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 04:21:42 +1300
Werner Joss wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 20. Februar 2011, um 15:25:39 schrieb Paul Cartwright:
>    
>> in a super-user terminal I get this:
>> # synaptic
>> Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key
>> (synaptic:19493): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :1.0
>>
>> in a user terminal I get this:
>> $ synaptic
>> bash: synaptic: command not found
>>
>> from the debian menu, clicking synaptic does nothing.
>>      
> try this:
>
> locate synaptic
>
> if it isn't found anywhere, it has been uninstalled (probably).
> you can get it back with
>
> aptitude install synaptic
>
> (as root, obviously)
>
> werner
>
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if you run the command xhost local: you should then beable to run 
synaptic as root user
its saying command not found when run as normal user because its located 
in /usr/sbin (witch only root is alowed to run from)
or alternatively you could do sudo synaptic (if your in sudoers list)