Re: Access Control behaves strange
On Tuesday 15 May 2001 22:16, Burkhard Perkens-Golomb wrote:
> During upgrade a warning appears that X starts now with "-nolisten
> tcp" :-) . See /etc/X11/kdm/Xservers, delete "-nolisten tcp".
No please don't delete it (without a good reason). The problem can
be solved in two other ways without any security loss.
a) use ssh as described earlier or b) use :0 instead of localhost:0 and su -
After su - you can use (put it in a script) as root:
xauth -f ~<my-normal-user>/.Xauthority extract - $DISPLAY | xauth merge -
> Greetings to Wuppertal from Munich,
Second greeting to Wuppertal from Munich, and first one from Munich to Munich :)
> On Tue, 15 May 2001, Hubert Palme wrote:
> > Hi,
> > avter my last upgrade of the Potato stuff yesterday, when I vane
> > another window open with another user (e.g. root), I xannot run X
> > applications:
> > # xemacs
> > Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> > Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
> > Initialization error: X server not responding
> > : ":0.0"
> > #
> > KDE (or what else?) seems not to recognize localhost:
> > ~>xhost
> > access control enabled, only authorized clients can connect
> > INET:localhost
> > ~>
> > When I disable access control, it's OK (but a security hole :-()
> > What has changed with KDE? (May be, I didn't read the debconf
> > screens coming up during the upgrade carefully enough?)
> > So what do I have to change in my configuration?
> > Thanks in advance,
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