cannot run radegast on linux

Description

hello

I have vps server (virtual private server) running on linux centos 5 32 bit , i installed vncserver x windows , gnome and kde environment and i connect to the vnc server from vncviewer in my windows 7 desktop

now i execute the command

mono Radegast.exe

in terminal and i got

[ERROR]: - Unhandled System.TypeInitializationException: An exception was thrown by the type initializer for System.Windows.Forms.XplatUI ---> System.ArgumentNullException: Could not open display (X-Server required. Check you DISPLAY environment variable)
Parameter name: Display
at System.Windows.Forms.XplatUIX11.SetDisplay (IntPtr display_handle) [0x00000]
at System.Windows.Forms.XplatUIX11..ctor () [0x00000]
at System.Windows.Forms.XplatUIX11.GetInstance () [0x00000]
at System.Windows.Forms.XplatUI..cctor () [0x00000]
— End of inner exception stack trace —
at System.Windows.Forms.Application.EnableVisualStyles () [0x00000]
at Radegast.MainProgram.RunRadegast (System.String[] args) [0x00000]
at Radegast.MainProgram.Main (System.String[] args) [0x00000] : An exception was thrown by the type initializer for System.Windows.Forms.XplatUI
at System.Windows.Forms.Application.EnableVisualStyles () [0x00000]
at Radegast.MainProgram.RunRadegast (System.String[] args) [0x00000]
at Radegast.MainProgram.Main (System.String[] args) [0x00000]

mono version is

  1. mono -V
    Mono JIT compiler version 2.4.2.3 (tarball Sat Apr 20 19:49:33 MSD 2013)
    Copyright (C) 2002-2008 Novell, Inc and Contributors. www.mono-project.com
    TLS: __thread
    GC: Included Boehm (with typed GC)
    SIGSEGV: altstack
    Notifications: epoll
    Architecture: x86
    Disabled: none

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Latif Khalifa
July 27, 2013, 10:24 PM

This sounds like you are starting radegast from a terminal that does not have DISPLAY environmental variable set. Open a terminal from within Gnome or KDE. Test if "xclock" application works from that terminal.

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Reporter

iLinuxer

Environment

Mono / Linux32