Bob Goodwin wrote: > >> >> >> I must admit I don't know how to change "env" and man env is not >> helping. >> >> I did : >> env DESKTOP_SESSION=xfce4 >> >> but that did not make it work. It asks for pasword and then comes >> up with the error message. I even tried re-booting the computer from >> "poweroff." >> >> I started the F-12 computer and did yum install >> system-config-display and it does work as expected. >> >> Well I'm nearly at the point of updating this computer to F-12 too >> so it's moot I guess. Just waiting to see if there is an F-12 >> Omega livecd. >> >> I would like to know how to change/add to the environment though? >> Guess google will tell me that if no one else does ... >> >> Thanks for the help. >> >> FWIW, I am pretty sure I was barking up the wrong tree..... It seems that DESKTOP_STARTUP_ID is actually related to Xorg than anything else....and it is too late and I've got to get up too early to really delve into it. http://standards.freedesktop.org/desktop-entry-spec/desktop-entry-spec-latest.html It would seem that you've always started system-config-display as a normal user. I'd be curious if you'd first "su -" if the same error would occur. Also, FWIW, there were several bugzilla's for various system-config-* utils with the same error message.
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