Oops! (Re: Repair Grub Files?)

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu May 31 00:17:52 UTC 2007

Peter Garrett wrote:

> On Tue, 29 May 2007 20:25:38 -0400
> Shawn McCuan <smccuan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would just use:
>> sudo su
>> kate /boot/grub/menu.lst
> Just correcting my previous post -apparently this *does* work - although I
> frankly don't understand why....

I just tried it and it didn't. 

root at othello:/home/derek/.wine/dosdevices# kate /boot/grub/menu.lst
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

kate: cannot connect to X server :0

Of course, I used to see the same if I tried:
# sudo kate /boot/grub/menu.lst

and that usually works for me now (albeit with a lot of error messages from

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