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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0005985Kali Linux[All Projects] Kali Package Bugpublic2020-01-10 07:50
Reportermachinexa Assigned Torhertzog  
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status closedResolutionno change required 
Product Version2019.4 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0005985: Su problems
DescriptionI cant open any irc client (Tried Xchat and Hexchat)
It says xchat:26016): Gtk-WARNING **: 10:19:43.065: cannot open display:
It says similar to hexchat
Steps To ReproduceOpen terminal
Create two user root and normal
like root@kali-linux:
Run IRC client from root its restriced(as security issue)
And logout and run IRC client by logging out and logging in normal user.
It works fine but i dont want to logout everytime so i use su for other apps
#problem starts fro here
type this in terminal
su - normal
Gives error
Gives error
plz solve it



2020-01-09 16:25


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2020-01-10 07:50

administrator   ~0011858

The way to solve this is the opposite. Use a normal user session, and run your root commands with "sudo".

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-01-09 16:25 machinexa New Issue
2020-01-09 16:25 machinexa File Added: image.png
2020-01-10 07:50 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2020-01-10 07:50 rhertzog Status new => closed
2020-01-10 07:50 rhertzog Resolution open => no change required
2020-01-10 07:50 rhertzog Note Added: 0011858