Re: X11 is too secure, root cannot run xterm
On Sat, 21 Dec 1996, joost witteveen wrote:
> > On my new 1.2 system
> > root is not allowed to run xterm in a user's session under xdm.
> > Is there a way to anable root and other user access to my display session
> typing "xhost +" will allow root (and anyone else on the net)
> to connect to your display.
> xhost +localhost
> will ensure that only users on your mashine can connect.
Even better, as root set the XAUTHORITY environment variable to
This will give *only* root and joeuser access the display. Do you really
want other users to have access to your display??
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