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

this is the setup I use. It makes possible to use both
'sudo xterm'
'sudo -H -s'

I have the following code in /root/.bashrc
if [ $SUDO_USER ]; then
    sudo -H -u $SUDO_USER xauth extract - $DISPLAY | xauth merge -

This works fine even with the home directory of the user on an nfs mount,
because root does not read the .Xauthority file.

E. Kloppenburg

Ernst Kloppenburg
Stuttgart, Germany

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