[GRASSLIST:3518] Re: d.mon gives an error

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Thu May 27 12:52:47 EDT 2004

temiz wrote:

> grass gives this error message:
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> GRASS:~ > d.mon start=x2
> ERROR: In main.c: Couldn't get socket path.
> Failed to get socket name for monitor <x2>.
> Problem selecting x2. Will try once more
> Failed to get socket name for monitor <x2>.
> [Raster MASK present]
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> could you tell me why


a) it couldn't determine your username,
b) /tmp/grass-<username> doesn't exist and couldn't be created,
c) /tmp/grass-<username> exists but it isn't a directory, or
d) /tmp/grass-<username> exists but setting its permissions failed.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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