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x11vnc through SSH tunnel - sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified

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Problems opening Gedit using X11 in new Ubuntu installation

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and created a new user (and added them to the sudo group). When I log in as the new user (not root) and try to open gedit I get the following error: ** ...
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Running Firefox as a restricted user

For security reasons, I would like to run Firefox under a different (underprivileged) account. I thought it would be as easy as setting up a user and then run with gksudo, but it appears that there is ...