On 12/2/05, chris.j.schuler(a)accenture.com <chris.j.schuler(a)accenture.com> wrote:
> Thanks, I now have version 21.4.17 installed and running OK.
> Howevever when I su to another user (with the minus option) and run
> xemacs, the gui does not appear. Instead it opens into the shell without
> menu or toolbars.
> I can log on as the same user and run xemacs OK, there is only a problem
> when I su. Any ideas? I have looked in the FAQs and archives but am not
> sure what too search for.
You need to make sure the DISPLAY environment variable is set to the
same value in the su'ed environment as it is in the parent
environment. You would have this problem with all X applications.