cannot open display

asked 2018-06-06 15:41:31 -0500


I just installed Fedora Server 28 and I try to open firefox to connect to cockpit but when I typing firefox the following message appears:

Gtk-WARNING **: 20:33:11:168: cannot open display: :0

Could someone help me?

Tank you in advance.

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Open Firefox as root under Wayland?

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2018-06-06 18:54:51 -0500 )edit

I think yes, as yesterday I downloaded latest stable fedora server version.

adamkrygier gravatar imageadamkrygier ( 2018-06-07 06:34:14 -0500 )edit

You are not supposed to run a graphical Desktop Environment as root - that's potentially risky.


florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2018-06-07 08:53:44 -0500 )edit