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Re: Emacs inside container: preserved DISPLAY unavailable etc

From: Daniel Meißner
Subject: Re: Emacs inside container: preserved DISPLAY unavailable etc
Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2022 15:48:17 +0100 writes:
> > Authorization required, but no authorization protocol specified
> Actually, mine only said "No protocol specified" making it vague, yours at 
> least hint at something to investigate.

Yes, the error message changed indeed the last time I tried the container 
example. I just blindly copied and pasted the output from my shell without 
noticing really.

> Googling around shows people don't seem to know what they are doing and 
> afraid to dig into X internals, so most posts are just cargo-culting and 
> trying random stuff. Sadly, I'm in that group, so lets just randomly try 
> stuff:
> $ echo $XAUTHORITY
> /run/user/1000/gdm/Xauthority
> which stores some magic cookie, so lets add
> --expose=$XAUTHORITY --preserve='^XAUTHORITY$'
> standing ovation, everyone congratulates everyone, noone really understands 
> what just happened
> I guess manual needs to be updated, or maybe guix shell --container Scheme 
> code. Dunno
> Thank you very much for that STDERR hint

Happy my comment helped and thank you for your solution I will try that for the 
chromium example as well.


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