Bug#622660: xserver-xorg-video-vesa: The vesa video driver does not allow users on the console to execute "X"
reassign 622660 xserver-xorg
tag 622660 moreinfo
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 17:52:11 +0000, Bjarni Ingi Gislason wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-vesa
> Version: 1:2.3.0-5
> Severity: normal
> Executing "X" on a console (/dev/tty?) (a laptop computer)
> with the "vesa" video driver results in an error message:
> X: user not authorized to run the X server, aborting.
> The file "/etc/X11/Xwrapper.config" contains:
> This parameter must then be changed to "anybody" to bypass the
> That should not be necessary.
Care to provide the full contents of Xwrapper.config, and the output of
'dpkg -s xserver-xorg' and 'stat `readlink -f /dev/stdin`'?