troubleshooting Question

X11 Forwarding over SSH w/ Putty

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Hello,

I have set up a Debian linux box to do X11 forwarding over SSH using putty. I am able to successfully forward windows when I am logged in as my user account. When I su to root I can forward the windows then as well. However, when I run sudo, I get the following error:

 Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Jacob
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