Re: allowing root to display to a user's X session
Are you exporting your .Xauthority file?
In .bashrc should be a line like:
This should allow you X access as root without xhost
David Wright wrote:
When troubleshooting on RedHat, I often log in to a X session as a user,
then su to root in an xterm and run ethereal (a packet-sniffer with GUI)
to watch the network traffic that results from my actions as a user.
I would like to do this on Debian, but when I try to start ethereal, I get
the error message:
Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
Apparently root is not allowed to display to a user's X session. How can I
Running testing with kernel 2.4.12 and XFree86 4.1.0-9.