[Bug 38763] Gedit Doesn't load when superuser

Eyez noeyez at gmail.com
Sat Apr 8 17:32:14 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Affects: gedit (Ubuntu)
       Severity: Normal
       Priority: (none set)
         Status: Unconfirmed

Gedit doesn't load when i am the super user through the terminal. The error i get is:

root at computer:/boot/grub# gedit menu.lst
cannot open display: (null)
Run 'gedit --help' to see a full list of available command line options.

steps to reproduce

1. su - to become the super user
2. enter root password
3. gedit /etc/network/interfaces to test and see if gedit will load

you should gedit the error.

Gedit Doesn't load when superuser

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