I am installing hadoop in ubuntu 19 and I am trying to edit bashrc file in gedit but unable to edit gedit bashrc file please help me how to do. This my hduser dir:


when I am sitting the path to hadoop in gedit, It throughs an error.

hdusr@suri-VirtualBox:/home/suri/Desktop$ sudo gedit
Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused

(org.gnome.gedit:26356): Gtk-WARNING **: 17:44:15.925: cannot open display:

after that i tried xhost + but didn't work for me please help me how to fix it.

  • 3
    Don't use sudo to edit .bashrc – WinEunuuchs2Unix Sep 17 at 12:40
  • Is this a desktop or server installation in the VirtualBox? – steeldriver Sep 17 at 14:53
  1. if u are using sudo means, you are going to change root .bashrc file because of that may be u are not able to change file.
  2. check once display environment is there or not and to set environment follow these commands -

    DISPLAY=":0" export DISPLAY

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