Wine Setup

Matthew Cline matt at
Tue Feb 27 21:13:28 CST 2001

Robert Tilley wrote:

> I am a complete newbie to Wine.  I am aware of the wonderful things
> OTHER people can get it to do as far as running MS apps, but I have
> never had such success.
> The last attempt to run "winesetup" as root was met with the
> following:
> debian:/home/tilleyrw# whoami
> root
> debian:/home/tilleyrw# winesetup
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
> Application initialization failed: couldn't connect to display ":0"

Can you get Wine running as a non-root user? Can you get other X apps 
to connect to the X server as root?  If you want to get root to 
connect for X apps, you might want to try "xhost +localhost".

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