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Re: Potato "testing"

Jules Bean <jmlb2@hermes.cam.ac.uk> writes:

> On Thu, 20 Jan 2000, Kenneth Scharf wrote:
> > It's even worse than that.  If I su (in an xterm) and
> > then try to run gnome-apt I get an error, root isn't
> > allowed access to the display.  So you CAN'T run
> > gnome-apt UNLESS you are logged in as root under XDM
> > or startx from a console when you are logged in as
> > root.  IOW either xdm must allow root login, or don't
> > install xdm if you want to use gnome-apt.
> As my example showed, you must invoke X apps when su'ed as
> HOME=/home/ken xappname
> So it can find the Xauthority.

Actually, it's probably cleaner to simply do


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