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Re: The best recommendation for allowing "su" in X

Osamu Aoki <debian@aokiconsulting.com> writes:

> Hi, I am the author of "Debian Reference" and am soliciting learned
> opinion.
>    What recommendation should I give to the reader for "su" in X?
> Here is the back ground.  FAQ is:
>   "I want to run X from a user account. It is a good thing. But how can
>    I get a program which requires root privilege to run from this X
>    session?"  
> Answer is simple and I know this:)
>   "export XAUTHORITY=$HOME/.Xauthority"

I prefer to use ssh for this purpose. Simpler and safer.


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